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Descriptor English: Erythrosine
Descriptor Spanish: Eritrosina
Descriptor Portuguese: Eritrosina
Descriptor French: Érythrosine
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
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.779.347.350
D03.633.300.953.275.350
D04.711.347.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004923
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.
Annotation: do not confuse with Erythrocin, a brand of ERYTHROMYCIN
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
Pharm Action: Fluorescent Dyes
Registry Number: PN2ZH5LOQY
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
DeCS ID: 5012
Unique ID: D004923
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/02/07
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Erythrosine - Preferred
Concept UI M0007727
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.
Preferred term Erythrosine
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



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