Hematein, also known as Haematein, is an oxidized derivative of Hematoxylin (Haematoxylin) used in staining the staining of cell nuclei in animal tissue. Hematein also can be used in the staining of myelin sheaths and nerve fibers.
Chemical Formula: C16H12O6
Exact Mass: 300.0634
Molecular Weight: 300.266
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.00; H, 4.03; O, 31.97
Related CAS #: 475-25-2 (Hematein) 517-28-2 (Hematoxylin)
Appearance: Light brown to brown solid powder.
Purity: CORRESPONDS TO STANDARD
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO
Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly
Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).
HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001
Hematein (10-100 μM; 14 days) inhibits cells growth in A427 lung cancer cells.
Hematein (50 and 100 μM; 48 hours) induces apoptosis in A427 lung cancer cells.
Hematein (50 and 100 μM; 48 hours) inhibits CK2-specific Akt phosphorylation.
Hematein (intraperitoneal injections; 50 mg/kg; twice a week for 6 weeks) inhibits tumor growth in A427 lung cancer cell xenografts.
Panayotacopoulou MT, Boukis D, Issidorides MR. Localization of phospholipids in human catecholamine neurons with Baker's acid haematein. J Neurocytol. 1989 Oct;18(5):593-7. PubMed PMID: 2482342.
Elleder M, Lojda Z. Studies in lipid histochemistry. II. The nature of the material stained with acid haematein test and with OTAN reaction in red blood cells. Histochemie. 1970;24(1):21-8. PubMed PMID: 4098193.
Roozemond RC. A comparison of the Baker acid Haematein staining of selected regions of rat hypothalamus with the fatty acid composition of their phosphatidyl choline content and their polar lipid fraction as determined by gas liquid chromatography. Histochem J. 1970 May;2(3):219-30. PubMed PMID: 4112993.
CAIN AJ. An examination of Baker's acid haematein test for phospholipines. Q J Microsc Sci. 1947 Dec;88(Pt 4):467-78. PubMed PMID: 18904463.
LANE NJ. VISUALIZATION OF SITES OF PHOSPHATASE ACTIVITIES BY MEANS OF MORDANTED HAEMATEIN. J Histochem Cytochem. 1965 Mar;13:235-8. PubMed PMID: 14327696.
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