OBO ID: CHEBI:31624
Term Name: fluorescein (lactone form) Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 3',6'-dihydroxy-3H-spiro[2-benzofuran-1,9'-xanthen]-3-one
  • 3',6'-dihydroxyfluoran
  • 3,6-fluorandiol
  • 9-(o-carboxyphenyl)-6-hydroxy-3-isoxanthenone
  • 9-(o-carboxyphenyl)-6-hydroxy-3H-xanthen-3-one
  • C.I. 45350
  • C.I. Solvent Yellow 94
  • D and C Yellow No. 7
  • D&C Yellow No. 7
  • fluorescein lactone
  • fluoresceine
  • Fluoreszein
  • Japan Yellow 201
  • resorcinolphthalein
  • Solvent Yellow 94
  • Yellow fluorescein
Definition: A xanthene dye that is highly fluorescent, detectable even when present in minute quantities. Used forensically to detect traces of blood, in analytical chemistry as an indicator in silver nitrate titrations and in microscopy.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available