MTT (Thiazolyl blue)
- MW:414.3 Da
- Appearance:Yellow to orange-yellow powder
- Purity: >98%
MTT is a water soluble salt of Tetrazolium. Yields a yellowish solution when prepared in media or salt solutions lacking phenol red. By cleavage of the tetrazolium ring by dehydrogenase enzymes, dissolved MTT is converted into insoluble purple formazan.
• Heavy Metals: ≤ 5 ppm
• Water Content: ≤ 0.5%
Not for human therapeutic use or for medicinal purposes. For research applications only.
|Handling||Use in a chemical fume hood, with air supplied by an independent system. Avoid inhalation, contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid the formation of dust and aerosols. Use in a well-ventilated area. Keep away from sources of ignition. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.|