Catalogue number: W500010
Chemical name: WST-3
Synonyms: 4-[3-(4-Iodophenyl)-2-(2,4-dinitrophenyl)-2H-5-tetrazolio]-1,3-benzene Disulfonate; 3-(2,4-Dinitrophenyl)-5-(2,4-disulfophenyl)-2-(4-iodophenyl)-2H-tetrazolium Inner Salt Sodium Salt;
CAS Number: 515111-36-1
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₁₉H₁₀IN₆NaO₁₀S₂
Appearance: Pale Greenish Yellow to Light Beige Solid
Melting Point: >250°C (dec.)
Mol. Weight: 696.34
Storage: -20°C Freezer
Solubility: Methanol (Slightly), Water (Slightly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Labeling and Diagnostics Reagents
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: A highly sensitive tetrazolium reagent (light red) that produces a water-soluble formazan (dark red color). Water-soluble tetrazolium salts (WSTs) were developed by introducing positive or negative charges and hydroxy groups to the phenyl ring of the tetrazolium salt. WST-3 formazan l max = 433nm; e= 3.1 x 104
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Ishiyama, M., et al.: Chem. Pharm. Bull., 41, 1118 (1993),
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