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Alcian Blue MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Alcian Blue
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.473.050
Unique ID
D000423
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000423
Scope Note
A copper-containing dye used as a gelling agent for lubricants, for staining of bacteria and for the dyeing of histiocytes and fibroblasts in vivo.
Entry Term(s)
Alcian Blue 8GS
Alcian Blue 8GX
Pharm Action
Coloring Agents
Registry Number
P4448TJR7J
Related Numbers
12040-44-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Alcian Blue
Previous Indexing
Indoles (1973-1974)
Onium Compounds (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under INDOLES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under INDOLES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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