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Preferred Name

Fluorescein

Synonyms

Fluorescein

FLUORESCEIN

Definitions

An organic compound that has wide use as a synthetic coloring agent. It is prepared by heating phthalic anhydride and resorcinol over a zinc catalyst, and it crystallizes as a deep red powder. This agent emits an intense green fluorescence in the presence of alkaline solutions and therefore is used as a label when conjugated to antibodies or as a contrast agent for ophthalmic angiography.

ID

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CAS_Registry

2321-07-5

CHEBI_ID

CHEBI:31624

Chemical_Formula

C20H12O5

code

C61766

Concept_In_Subset

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Contributing_Source

FDA

DEFINITION

An organic compound that has wide use as a synthetic coloring agent. It is prepared by heating phthalic anhydride and resorcinol over a zinc catalyst, and it crystallizes as a deep red powder. This agent emits an intense green fluorescence in the presence of alkaline solutions and therefore is used as a label when conjugated to antibodies or as a contrast agent for ophthalmic angiography.

FDA_UNII_Code

TPY09G7XIR

FULL_SYN

Fluorescein

FLUORESCEIN

Has_Salt_Form

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C65723

label

Fluorescein

Legacy_Concept_Name

Fluorescein

Preferred_Name

Fluorescein

prefixIRI

ncit:C61766

Semantic_Type

Organic Chemical

Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

UMLS_CUI

C0060520

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C390

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