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Nitro blue Tetrazolium Chloride (NBT)

Catalog number:  N6495

Related applications:

Cell Analysis

| Protein Biology

| Cell Analysis

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Nitro blue tetrazolium chloride (NBT) can be used to assess cell viability as a function of redox potential. Actively respiring cells convert the water-soluble NBT to a deep blue-colored precipitate.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Substrate: NBT
Detection Method: Colorimetric
Substrate Type: Oxidase Substrate
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Substrate Properties: Chemical Substrate

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.