Agent Name

Xylene cyanol

CAS Number

124262-82-4

Formula

C24-H28-N2-O3-S

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2-(2,2-Bis(4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)ethyl)benzenesulfonic acid; Benzenesulfonic acid, 2-(2,2-bis(4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)ethyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Di- and Triaryl Dyes

Sources/Uses

"Xylene cyanol can be used as a colour marker to monitor the process of agarose gel electrophoresis and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Can cause serious eye irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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