Agent Name

Iodonitrotetrazolium

CAS Number

146-68-9

Formula

C19-H13-I-N5-O2.Cl

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2-(p-Iodophenyl)-3-(p-nitrophenyl)-5-phenyltetrazolium chloride; Iodonitro tetrazolium; Iodonitrotetrazolium chloride; Iodonitrotetrazolium purple; Iodonitrotetrazolium violet; 2-(4-Iodophenyl)-3-(4-nitrophenyl)-5-phenyltetrazolium chloride; 2-(p-Iodophenyl)-3-(p-nitrophenyl)-5-(phenyl)-2H-tetrazolium; 2H-Tetrazolium, 2-(4-iodophenyl)-3-(4-nitrophenyl)-5-phenyl-, chloride; 2H-Tetrazolium, 2-(4-iodophenyl)-3-(4-nitrophenyl)-5-phenyl-, chloride (1:1); 2H-Tetrazolium, 2-(p-iodophenyl)-3-(p-nitrophenyl)-5-phenyl-, chloride (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Iodonitrotetraolium is an artificial electron acceptor which can be utilized in a colorimetric assay to determine the concentration of protein in a solution." [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; May cause dermal photosensitivity sensitization and discoloration; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] No articles on photosensitization found in search for 146-68-9 AND (allergic OR dermatitis OR sensiti*); [PubMed]

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