Phloxine B

Property Data
Common name
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Ionisation
Solubility aqueous
Solubility ethanol
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Colour
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Phloxine
Phloxine B

45410
Acid red 92
Fluorone
Acid
10%
5%
546-548 (Conn)
548, 410 (Aldrich)
535 (Gurr)
Red
C20H2Br4Cl4Na2
829.7

Phloxine B can be substituted for Eosin Y ws. It is used in the hematoxylin phloxine saffron (HPS) stain, stains paneth cell granules in Lendrum's phloxine-tartrazine method, and can be used to demonstrate alcoholic hyaline.

Compare the structural formulae of some eosin homologues.

 

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.

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

 


 

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