|Alternate Names||Astra Blue is also known as Basic Blue 140.|
|Application||Astra Blue is a 90% Dye content stain for oligo- and polysaccharides such as cellulose in plant tissues.|
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
* Refer to Certificate of Analysis for lot specific data (including water content).
Astra Blue is a stain for oligo- and polysaccharides such as cellulose in plant tissues. Astra Blue also acts as a precursor for water soluble phthalocyanines. Astra Blue has a Dye content of 90%. Astra Blue has a wavelength of maximum absorption (λmax) of 601 – 609 nm. Astra Blue has also been used for analysis of human mast cells from tissues or blood samples.
|Solubility||Soluble in water, methanol, and DMSO.|
|Storage||Desiccate at room temperature|