Eosin Y

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Eosin Y
Eosin Y.png
Names
IUPAC name
2-(2,4,5,7-tetrabromo-6-oxido-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl)benzoate [in its deprotonated form]
Identifiers
17372-87-1 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:52053 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL411675 YesY
ChemSpider 10580 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
MeSH Eosine+Yellowish-(YS)
PubChem 27020
UNII TDQ283MPCW YesY
Properties
C20H6Br4Na2O5
Molar mass 691.85 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 YesY verify (what isYesY/N?)
Infobox references

Eosin Y is a form of eosin. It is most commonly used as an acidic red stain for highlighting cytoplasm material in samples.