Malachite Green oxalate salt CAS: 2437-29-8
MF: C23H25N2•C2HO4•0.5C2H2O4
MW: 463.50
A biological counterstain to fuchsin and safranin.

Malachite Green oxalate salt (CAS 2437-29-8)

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Alternate Names: Basic green 4
Application: Malachite Green oxalate salt is a biological counterstain to fuchsin and safranin
CAS Number: 2437-29-8
Molecular Weight: 463.50
Molecular Formula: C23H25N2•C2HO40.5C2H2O4
Supplemental Information: This is classified as a Dangerous Good for transport and may be subject to additional shipping charges.
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
* Refer to Certificate of Analysis for lot specific data (including water content).
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Malachite Green oxalate salt is used as a biological counterstain against fuchsin which stains gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria reddish colors and safranin which stains nuclei red. Malachite green oxalate salt stains background to the surrounding tissue blue-green. It is also used as a pH Indicator between pH 0.2 (green) - 1.8 (blue-green).

Appearance :
Powder
Physical State :
Solid
Solubility :
Soluble in water (60 mg/ml at 20° C), alcohol, methanol, ethanol (50 mg/ml), and EGME (40 mg/ml).
Storage :
Store at room temperature
Melting Point :
144-150° C
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
WGK Germany :
3
RTECS :
BQ1190000
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 5699
MDL Number :
MFCD00151209
EC Number :
219-441-7
Beilstein Registry :
3644550
SMILES :
CN(C)C1=CC=C(C=C1)C(=C2C=CC(=[N+](C)C)C=C2)C3=CC=CC=C3.CN(C)C1=CC=C(C=C1)C(=C2C=CC(=[N+](C)C)C=C2)C3=CC=CC=C3.C(=O)(C(=O)O)O.C(=O)(C(=O)[O-])O.C(=O)(C(=O)[O-])O

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PMID: # 18193419  Aelterman, P. et al. 2008. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 78: 409-418.

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maximum solubility of malachite green crystal in water

Asked by: georg
Thank you for your question. Malachite Green oxalate salt (CAS 2437-29-8) is soluble in water (60 mg/ml at 20° C), alcohol, methanol, ethanol (50 mg/ml), and EGME (40 mg/ml).
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Date published: 2019-05-28
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