Agent Name

Neocuproine

CAS Number

484-11-7

Formula

C14-H12-N2

Major Category

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Synonyms

2,9-Dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline; 2,9-Dimethylphenanthroline; Neocuproin; 1,10-Phenanthroline, 2,9-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] 2,9-Dimethyl-o-phenanthroline; [Merck Index]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in assays (blood glucose and spectrophotometric determination of copper); [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

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