dvr AURAMINE

Auramine is an aniline dye used as a disinfectant and an antiseptic agent. It is weakly fluorescing and binds specifically to certain proteins.

Technical Specifications:

Specifications:

 

MOLECULAR FORMULA    C17H21N3·HCl 
MOLECULAR WEIGHT   303.83
COLOUR CRUDE YELLOW POWDER
DYE CONTENT 85 %
ABSORPTION MAXIMUM %u03BB (ph 6.0) 431-433 nm
ABSORPTIVITY (A 1%/1cm %u03BB MAX ph 6.0 ON DRIED MATERIAL  850-1000
SUITABILITY FOR MICROSCOPY PASSES TEST
LOSS ON DRYING AT 1100 C MAX 2 %
Application:

Auramine O has been used to study the cuticle/cutin in the epidermis of the pollen presenter in Vangueria infausta.Auramine O is used for the staining of acid-fast organisms, coccidia. Auramine O along with carbol generates brilliant yellow fluorochrome of tubercle bacilli. It is effective in detecting positive cases of tuberculosis. Auramine O binds to the mycolic acid in the bacterial cell wall.

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