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Erythrosine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Erythrosine
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.779.347.350
D03.633.300.953.275.350
D04.711.347.350
Unique ID
D004923
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004923
Annotation
do not confuse with Erythrocin, a brand of ERYTHROMYCIN
Scope Note
A tetraiodofluorescein used as a red coloring in some foods (cherries, fish), as a disclosure of DENTAL PLAQUE, and as a stain of some cell types. It has structural similarity to THYROXINE.
Entry Term(s)
2',4',5',7'-Tetraiodofluorescein
Erythrosin
Erythrosin B
Erythrosine B
F D & C #3
FD & C Red No. 3
FDC Red No. 3
Pharm Action
Fluorescent Dyes
Registry Number
PN2ZH5LOQY
Related Numbers
16423-68-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Spiro(isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-(9H)xanthen)-3-one, 3',6'-dihydroxy-2',4',5',7'-tetraiodo-, disodium salt
Previous Indexing
Fluoresceins (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FLUORESCEINS 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under FLUORESCEINS 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/02/07
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Erythrosine Preferred
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