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Evans Blue
Product ID: E2799


Description: An azo dye commonly used to assess cell viability.
Synonyms: Direct Blue 53; C.I. 23860

Solubility Water
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
UPC / SKU E2799
CAS NUMBER 314-13-6
Formula Weight 960.81
Formula C34H24N6Na4O14S4
Synonyms Direct Blue 53; C.I. 23860
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
Tariff Code 3204.14.3000
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E2799 Evans Blue

Synonyms: Direct Blue 53
CAS: 314-13-6
Formula: C34H24N6Na4O14S4
Mol. Weight: 960.81
Form: Powder
Appearance: Blue-Green to Brown or Black
Application: Molecular Biology, Histology
Solubility: Water
Typical Working Concentration: Varies with application, should be determined by end user.
Storage Temp: Room Temperature

Application Notes
An azo dye commonly used to assess cell viability. The viability assay works on the basis of its penetration into non-viable cells. Living cells exclude Evans Blue, while dead or damaged cells take up the dye, staining blue.