Bromocresol Green sodium salt (BCG) is a dye of the triphenylmethane family (triarylmethane dyes). BCG is used as a pH indicator and as a tracking dye for DNA agarose gel electrophoresis. It also binds quantitatively with human albumin forming an intense blue-green complex. Transition Interval: pH 3.8 (yellow) to pH 5.4 (blue).
1. Diamond, D., et al. 2008. Talanta. 75: 606-612. PMID: 18585121
Soluble in water (40 mg/ml), and ethanol (60 mg/ml).
Store at -20° C
230° C (lit.)(dec.)
626° C at 760 mmHg (Predicted) (tautomer)
n20D ~1.72 (Predicted)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
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