Nitro blue Tetrazolium Chloride (NBT)

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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.


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

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.