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MembraneBlue

Active Ingredient(s): Trypan Blue
FDA Approved: February 20, 2009
Pharm Company: DUTCH OPHTHALMIC
Category: Vision / Eye Health

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MembraneBlue Overview

Trypan blue is a vital stain used to selectively colour dead tissues or cells blue. It is a diazo dye. Live cells or tissues with intact cell membranes are not coloured. Since cells are very selective in the compounds that pass through the membrane, in a viable cell trypan blue is not absorbed; however, it traverses the membrane in a dead cell. Hence, dead cells are shown as a distinctive blue colour under a microscope. Since live cells are excluded from staining, this staining method is also...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Trypan Blue
  • Solution: 0.06%, 0.15%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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