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Compound Summary for: CID 9281

Nitroblue Tetrazolium

Also known as: nitro bt; Nitro Blue tetrazolium; Nitrotetrazolium Blue chloride; Nitrotetrazolium Blue; p-Nitrotetrazolium Blue; NBT
Molecular Formula: C40H30Cl2N10O6   Molecular Weight: 817.6356   InChIKey: FSVCQIDHPKZJSO-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Colorless to yellow dye that is reducible to blue or black formazan crystals by certain cells; formerly used to distinguish between nonbacterial and bacterial diseases, the latter causing neutrophils to reduce the dye; used to confirm diagnosis of chronic granulomatous disease.   From: MeSH
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