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Descriptor in English: Alcian Blue
Descriptor in Spanish: Azul Alcián
Descriptor in Portuguese: Azul Alciano
Descriptor in French: Bleu Alcian
Entry term(s): 8GS, Alcian Blue
8GX, Alcian Blue
Alcian Blue 8GS
Alcian Blue 8GX
Blue 8GS, Alcian
Blue 8GX, Alcian
Blue, Alcian
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.473.050
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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
History Note: 91(75); was see under INDOLES 1975-90
DeCS UI: 426
Descriptor UI: D000423
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Alcian Blue - Preferred
Concept UI M0000640
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.
Preferred term Alcian Blue
Entry term(s) 8GS, Alcian Blue
8GX, Alcian Blue
Alcian Blue 8GS
Alcian Blue 8GX
Blue 8GS, Alcian
Blue 8GX, Alcian
Blue, Alcian



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