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Compound Summary for: CID 104981

Propidium

Also known as: propidium iodide, Propidium diiodide, 25535-16-4, CHEBI:51240, EINECS 247-081-0, NSC 169541
Molecular Formula: C27H34I2N4   Molecular Weight: 668.3946   InChIKey: XJMOSONTPMZWPB-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Quaternary ammonium analog of ethidium; an intercalating dye with a specific affinity to certain forms of DNA and, used as diiodide, to separate them in density gradients; also forms fluorescent complexes with cholinesterase which it inhibits.   From: MeSH
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