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Fluo-3 AM (ultra pure)

Calcium dye
ENZ-52004 1 mg 255.00 USD
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Fluo-3 AM is widely used in flow cytometry, confocal laserscanning microscopy and fluorescence spectroscopy. The probe has proved particularly valuable for determining GPCR function via cell-based high-throughput screening. Fluo-3 AM is a membrane permeable probe and can be passively loaded in cells by simple incubation. Once inside the cell, Fluo-3 becomes fluorescent in the presence of free Ca (II) . Fluo-3 is a long wavelength calcium indicator probe (488 nm excitable). The longer wavelength of absorption is convenient for minimizing photodamage in cells. Wavelength Maxima: Excitation 506nm, Emission 526nm

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Alternative Name:1-[Amino-5-(2,7-dichloro-6-acetomethoxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl)phenoxy]-2-(2'-amino-5'-methylphenoxy)ethane-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid, pentaacetoxy-methyl ester
Purity:≥95% (HPLC)
Solubility:Soluble in DMSO.
Long Term Storage:-20°C
Use/Stability:Stable for at least one year after receipt when stored as recommended.
Handling:Protect from light. Keep cool and dry.
Technical Info/Product Notes:This product is a member of the CELLESTIAL® product line, reagents and assay kits comprising fluorescent molecular probes that have been extensively benchmarked for live cell analysis applications. CELLESTIAL® reagents and kits are optimal for use in demanding imaging applications, such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry and HCS, where consistency and reproducibility are required.
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Product Literature References

A flow cytometric comparison of Indo-1 to fluo-3 and Fura Red excited with low power lasers for detecting Ca(2+) flux: S. Bailey & P.J. Macardle; J. Immunol. Methods 311, 220 (2006), Abstract;
A laser scanning confocal microscopy method. Simultaneous detection of intracellular Ca2+ and apoptosis using Fluo-3 and Hoechst 33342: T. Zhang, et al.; Anal. Quant. Cytol. Histol. 22, 93 (2000), Abstract;

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