WST-8 sodium


Catalog No. Size PriceQuantity
M7976-2 2mg solid $80
M7976-10 10mg solid $240

Description

WST-8 is a water-soluble tetrazolium salt used for assessing cell metabolic activity. At neutral pH and in the presence of the intermediate electron acceptor.

Product information

CAS Number: 193149-74-5

Molecular Weight: 600.47

Formula: C20H13N6NaO11S2

Synonym:

WST-8

Related CAS Number:

755734-51-1 (free acid)

Chemical Name: 4-(3-(2-methoxy-4-nitrophenyl)-2-(4-nitrophenyl)-2H-tetrazol-3-ium-5-yl)-3-sulfobenzenesulfonate, sodium salt

Smiles: [Na+].COC1=CC(=CC=C1[N+]1=NC(=NN1C1C=CC(=CC=1)[N+]([O-])=O)C1=CC=C(C=C1S([O-])(=O)=O)S([O-])(=O)=O)[N+]([O-])=O

InChiKey: VSIVTUIKYVGDCX-UHFFFAOYSA-M

InChi: InChI=1S/C20H14N6O11S2.Na/c1-37-18-10-14(26(29)30)6-9-17(18)24-22-20(21-23(24)12-2-4-13(5-3-12)25(27)28)16-8-7-15(38(31,32)33)11-19(16)39(34,35)36;/h2-11H,1H3,(H-,31,32,33,34,35,36);/q;+1/p-1

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: H2O : 50 mg/mL (83.13 mM; Need ultrasonic) DMSO : 10 mg/mL (16.63 mM; Need ultrasonic)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥360 days if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

The generally used MTS-based assay is compared with a bioassay employing a water-soluble tetrazolium dye, WST-8, using NFS-60 cells at a concentration of 7×105 cells/mL against 800 IU/mL of PEGylated G-CSF at 24, 48, 72, and 72 h time points to determine the efficacy of PEGylated G-CSF. Further, the optimized WST-8 dye-based assay is used to test the potency of various commercially available PEGylated G-CSF preparations. The results demonstrate enhanced sensitivity of the WST-8-based assay over the conventional MTS-based assay for determining the potency of PEGylated G-CSF using the NFS-60 cell line[1].

References:

  1. Tiwari K, et al. A sensitive WST-8-based bioassay for PEGylated granulocyte colony stimulating factor using the NFS-60 cell line. Pharm Biol. 2015 Jun;53(6):849-54.
  2. shiyama M, et al. Talanta. 1997 Jul;44(7):1299-305.

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