Technical Data
010879
Dithizone
1g
Biochemicals Storage: 4CShipping: RT
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.

Form:
Dark Blue-Black Solid

Melting Point:
>130C (dec.)


Solubility:
Chloroform, DMSO

CAS Number:
60-10-6

Molecular Formula:
C13H12N4S

Molecular Weight:
256.33
Important Note: This 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.
Ricordi, C. et al.: Acta Diabetol. Lat., 27, 185 (1990); Wang, W. et al.: Cell. Tissue Bank., 8, 187 (2007); Schroeder, H. et al.: HIstochemistry, 56, 1 (1978):

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.