Bromophenol Blue

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Cat.No. 5218 - Bromophenol Blue | C19H10Br4O5S | CAS No. 115-39-9
Description: Dye used in gel loading buffers
Chemical Name: 4,4'-(1,1-Dioxido-3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-ylidene)bis[2,6-dibromo-phenol]
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Biological Activity for Bromophenol Blue

Bromophenol Blue is a dye used in gel loading buffers.

Technical Data for Bromophenol Blue

M. Wt 669.96
Formula C19H10Br4O5S
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 115-39-9
PubChem ID 8272
Smiles O=S2(C1=CC=CC=C1C(C3=CC(Br)=C(O)C(Br)=C3)(C4=CC(Br)=C(O)C(Br)=C4)O2)=O

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Solubility Data for Bromophenol Blue

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
ethanol 6.7 10

Preparing Stock Solutions for Bromophenol Blue

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 669.96. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.1 mM 14.93 mL 74.63 mL 149.26 mL
0.5 mM 2.99 mL 14.93 mL 29.85 mL
1 mM 1.49 mL 7.46 mL 14.93 mL
5 mM 0.3 mL 1.49 mL 2.99 mL

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Bromophenol Blue to visualize samples.
By Harry Clarke on 02/04/2019
Species: Human

Bromophenol Blue is used for visualizing samples of gel electrophoressis, usually DNA bands.

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