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Formazans

Known as: Formazans [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Colored azo compounds formed by the reduction of tetrazolium salts. Employing this reaction, oxidoreductase activity can be determined quantitatively… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
For many years various tetrazolium salts and their formazan products have been employed in histochemistry and for assessing cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Formazans react with boron triacetate to produce boratatetrazines, which can be reduced to yield borataverdazyl radical anions… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Tetrazolium salts have become some of the most widely used tools in cell biology for measuring the metabolic activity of cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
  • R. Butcher
  • The Histochemical Journal
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 44564195
The activity of dehydrogenases in tissue sections can at present be quantified by scanning and integrating microdensitometry… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Bioreduction of water-soluble tetrazolium salts (e.g., MTS, XTT, and MTT) to their respective formazans is generally… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Two novel highly water-soluble tetrazolium salts, WST-1 (4-[3-(4-iodophenyl)-2-(4-nitrophenyl)-2H-5-tetrazolio]-1,3-benzene… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Cadmium (Cd) (10-100 microM) decreased the ATP/ADP ratio and enhanced lipid peroxidation (LPO) (measured as thiobarbituric acid… Expand
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Review
1976
Review
1976
  • F. Altman
  • Progress in histochemistry and cytochemistry
  • 1976
  • Corpus ID: 146976
The history of the tetrazolium salts and formazans goes back 100 years, to when Friese (1875) reacted benzene diazonium nitrate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Monotetrazolium salts were designed and prepared which incorporate a phthalhydrazide moiety to make them lipophobic and a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1957
Highly Cited
1957
  • A. G. Pearse
  • The journal of histochemistry and cytochemistry…
  • 1957
  • Corpus ID: 36261738
1) A method is proposed for the demonstrations of dehydrogenases and diaphorases using the principle of simultaneous chelation of… Expand
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