Blue dextran 2000 (BD2000)
Blue-dextran 2000 is prepared from dextran (from Leuconostoc mesenteroides) with Mw approx. 2 millions. The dextran is allowed to react with Cibacron Blue 3G-A and thereafter purified carefully. The product is obtained as coarse blue powder which dissolves in water to produce a clear blue solution.