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Indigo Carmine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Indigo Carmine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.473.396
Unique ID
D007203
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007203
Scope Note
Indolesulfonic acid used as a dye in renal function testing for the detection of nitrates and chlorates, and in the testing of milk.
Entry Term(s)
(delta-2,2'-biindole)-3,3'-dione
2-(1,3-Dihydro-3-oxo-5-sulpho-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-3- oxoindoline-5-sulphonic acid
D&C Blue NO. 6
FD&C Blue No. 2
Indigo
Indigo Blue
Indigo Disulfonate
Indigotin
Indigotindisulfonate
Indigotindisulfonate Sodium
Indigotindisulfonic Acid
Soluble Indigo Blue
Pharm Action
Coloring Agents
Registry Number
D3741U8K7L
Related Numbers
1G5BK41P4F
482-89-3
860-22-0
L06K8R7DQK
X7OI7JF73P
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-Indole-5-sulfonic acid, 2-(1,3-dihydro-3-oxo-5-sulfo-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-2,3-dihydro-3-oxo-, disodium salt
Previous Indexing
Indoles (1969-1974)
Sulfonic Acids (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
2010-2012; INDIGO was indexed under INDOLES 1980-2013; see INDIGOTINDISULFONATE SODIUM 2002-2011, see INDIGO CARMINE 1976-2001; see INDOLES 1975-1990
History Note
2012 (1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2018/03/01
Indigo Carmine Preferred
2-(1,3-Dihydro-3-oxo-5-sulpho-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-3- oxoindoline-5-sulphonic acid Narrower
Indigotindisulfonate Broader
FD&C Blue No. 2 Related
Indigo Related
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