Evans Blue

Property Data
Common name
Suggested name
Other names
C.I. number
C.I. name
Class
Ionisation
Solubility aqueous
Solubility ethanol
Absorption maximum
Colour
Empirical formula
Formula weight
Evans blue
Evans blue
Azovan blue
23860
Direct blue 53
Azo
Acid
Soluble
Soluble
611
Blue
C34H24N6O14S4Na4
960.842

This dye is listed as a teratogen by Aldrich. It is sometimes used as a counterstain, especially in fluorescent methods to suppress background autofluorescence.

 

Reference
R. D. Lillie.
Conn's Biological Stains
Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD., U.S.A.

Aldrich chemical catalogue, 1992
Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

Susan Budavari, Editor, (1996)
The Merck Index, Ed. 12
Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA

 


 

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