Triphenyltetrazolium bromide

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MedKoo CAT#: 573605

CAS#: 1096-80-6

Description: Triphenyltetrazolium bromide may be useful in the detection of experimental cerebral infarction and biochemical analysis.

Chemical Structure

Triphenyltetrazolium bromide
CAS# 1096-80-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 573605
Name: Triphenyltetrazolium bromide
CAS#: 1096-80-6
Chemical Formula: C19H15BrN4
Exact Mass: 378.05
Molecular Weight: 379.260
Elemental Analysis: C, 60.17; H, 3.99; Br, 21.07; N, 14.77

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Synonym: 2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium bromide, AI3-62388, Triphenyltetrazolium bromide

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium bromide


InChi Code: 1S/C19H15N4.BrH/c1-4-10-16(11-5-1)19-20-22(17-12-6-2-7-13-17)23(21-19)18-14-8-3-9-15-18;/h1-15H;1H/q+1;/p-1

SMILES Code: c1ccc(n2nc(c3ccccc3)n[n+]2c2ccccc2)cc1.[BrH-]

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 379.26 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
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL
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1: Kakimoto Y, Tsuruyama T, Miyao M, Abiru H, Sumiyoshi S, Kotani H, Haga H, Tamaki K. The effectiveness and limitations of triphenyltetrazolium chloride to detect acute myocardial infarction at forensic autopsy. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2013 Sep;34(3):242-7. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e31828879cd. PubMed PMID: 23949140.

2: Sun YY, Yang D, Kuan CY. Mannitol-facilitated perfusion staining with 2,3,5-triphenyltetrazolium chloride (TTC) for detection of experimental cerebral infarction and biochemical analysis. J Neurosci Methods. 2012 Jan 15;203(1):122-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2011.09.029. Epub 2011 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 21982741; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3268057.