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Dithizone is an organosulfur compound that acts as a chelating agent and forms complexes with metals such as lead and mercury. Dithizone is used to assess the purity of human pancreatic islet preparations used for transplantation into patients with type 1 diabetes.
Catalog #010879
FormDark Blue-Black Solid
Melting Point>130°C (dec.)
SolubilityChloroform, DMSO
CAS Number60-10-6
Molecular FormulaC13H12N4S
Molecular Weight256.33
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names(Phenylazo)thioformic Acid 2-Phenylhydrazide; DIZO; N,2-Diphenyldiazenecarbohydrazonothioic Acid; Diphenylthiocarbazone; Dithizon; Dithizone; NSC 215189; NSC 4275; NSC 97262; NSC 97264; NSC 97353; NSC 99124;

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