Agent Name

Quinaldine blue

Alternative Name

Pinacyanol chloride

CAS Number

2768-90-3

Formula

C25-H25-N2.Cl

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1,1'-Diethyl-2,2'-quinocarbocyanine chloride; 1-Ethyl-2-(3-(1-ethyl-2(1H)quinolylidene)propenyl)quinolinium chloride; 1-Ethyl-2-(3-1-ethyl-1,2-dihydro-2-chinolyliden)-1-propenyl)chinolium chlorid; Azul de quinaldina [INN-Spanish]; Bleu de quinaldine [INN-French]; Chinaldina cerulea [DCIT]; Chinaldinblau; Pinacyanochloride; Quinaldinum coeruleum [INN-Latin]; Quinolinium, 1-ethyl-2-(3-(1-ethyl-2(1H)-quinolinylidene)-1-propenyl)-, chloride; Vernitest; Vernitest reagent; 1-Ethyl-2-(3-(1-ethyl-2(1-H)-quinolinylidene)-1-propenyl)quinolinium chloride; Quinolinium, 1-ethyl-2-(3-(1-ethyl-2(1H)-quinolinylidene)-1-propen-1-yl)-, chloride (1:1); Quinolinium, 1-ethyl-2-(3-(1-ethyl-2(1H)-quinolylidene)propenyl)-, chloride (8CI); [ChemIDplus] 1-Ethyl-2-[3-(1-ethyl-2(1H)-quinolinylidene)-1-propen-1-yl]quinolinium chloride (1:1); Bis[1-ethylquinoline-(2)]trimethinecyanine chloride; 1,1'-Diethyl-2,2'-trimethinequinocyanine chloride; Pinacyanol chloride; [Merck Index] 1,1 '-Diethyl-2,2'-carbocyanine chloride; 2,2'-Trimethinequinocyanine chloride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Carbocyanine Dyes

Description

Bright blue-green solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a histological stain for chromosomes; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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