Thiazolyl Blue Tetrazolium Bromide

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Cell viability dye for use in rapidly monitoring metabolic capacity.
Widely used chromogenic substrate for monitoring cell viability after drug or compound treatment. Viable cells reduce the water soluble MTT into a dark purple non-soluble compound who's absorption at 570 nm can be used to determine the quantity of viable cells present after treatment, compared with non-treated controls.
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Product Data
Product ID M5290
CAS Number 298-93-1
Unit Size 1 g
Availability Ships in 2-3 weeks
Alternative Names Methylthiazolyldiphenyl-tetrazolium bromide, 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide; MTT
Absorption 570 nm
Detection Method Chromogenic
Molecular Formula C18H16BrN5S
Molecular Weight 414.32
Storage Conditions Store at 4-8°C Protect from Light
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