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Chemical Methylene Blue

Name Methylene Blue
CAS Type 1 Name Phenothiazin-5-ium, 3,7-bis(dimethylamino)-, chloride
Equivalent Terms Blue, Methylene | Blue N, Methylene | Blue, Swiss | Chromosmon | Methylene Blue N | Methylthionine Chloride | Methylthioninium Chloride | Swiss Blue | Urolene Blue
CAS Registry Number 61-73-4
Definition A compound consisting of dark green crystals or crystalline powder, having a bronze-like luster. Solutions in water or alcohol have a deep blue color. Methylene blue is used as a bacteriologic stain and as an indicator. It inhibits GUANYLATE CYCLASE, and has been used to treat cyanide poisoning and to lower levels of METHEMOGLOBIN.
Structure Methylene Blue
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MeSH® ID D008751
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1. ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfur Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Phenothiazines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Methylene Blue Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, Fused-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 3-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Phenothiazines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Methylene Blue Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Methylene Blue Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  1,9-dimethylmethylene blue
  1-methylmethylene blue
  3,7-bis((4-bromophenylethyl)(methyl)amino)phenothiazin-5-ium
  3,7-bis(diethylamino)phenothiazin-5-ium
  antidyne
  citrate, isopropyl alcohol, methylene blue, parabens drug combination
  colored collagen
  Diff Quik
  dimethylmethylene blue
  ethylthioninium
  leucomethylene blue
  May-Grunwald Giemsa
  methylene blue paramolybdate
  methylene green
  narayan stain
  new methylene blue
  p-nitrobenzyl 3,7-bis(dimethylamino)-10H-phenothiazine-10-carboxylate
  RAL 555
  Richardson's stain
  washing blue