azovan blue

Ev·ans blue

(ev'ănz), [C.I. 23860]
A diazo dye used for the determination of the blood volume on the basis of the dilution of a standard solution of the dye in the plasma after its intravenous injection; it binds to proteins and is also used as a vital stain for following diffusion through blood vessel walls.
Synonym(s): azovan blue

Evans,

H.M., U.S. anatomist and physiologist, 1882-1971.
Evans blue - a diazo dye used as a vital stain for following diffusion through blood vessel walls. Synonym(s): azovan blue

azovan blue