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TTC (2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium Chloride)

A Discovery speciality

Triphenyl tetrazolium chloride, TTC, or simply tetrazolium chloride (with the formula 2,3,5-triphenyl-2H-tetrazolium chloride) is a redox indicator commonly used in biochemical experiments especially to indicate cellular respiration.

In agricultural and crop research, The TTC-test is commonly used to assess the viability of seeds that have failed to germinate. Tetrazolium salt stains all living tissue in the seed embryo red, thus enabling trained analysts to determine the seeds viability or otherwise. The tetrazolium test is used to give a quick  estimate of germination potential.

Product Details

Category Biochemicals & Diagnostics
Dyes, Stains & Indicators
Microbiology Products
Price Custom packed. Request price on line.
CAS Number 298-96-4
Formula C19H15ClN4
Molecular Weight 334.80
Purity 95.0%
Appearance faint yellow powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions +4°C
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