New Fuchsin

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
New fuchsin
New fuchsin
Magenta III
42520
Basic violet 2
Triarylmethane
Basic
1.13%
3.2%
556 (Conn),543 (Gurr)
553 (Aldrich)
Red
C22H24N3Cl
365.9

New fuchsin is the most methylated the dyes that make up the mixture called basic fuchsin, and it can be substituted for them, particularly for the demonstration of acid fast organisms with a Ziehl Neelsen stain. Compare the formulae of the constituents of basic fuchsin.

 

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

Edward Gurr, (1971)
Synthetic dyes in biology, medicine and chemistry
Academic Press, London, England.

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

 


 

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