Overview

  • Product name
    Calcein AM, fluorescent dye for cell viability
  • Description
    Cell-permeable fluorescent dye for determining cell viability
  • Biological description

    Cell-permeable fluorescent dye for determining cell viability. Hydrolyzes to green-fluorescent calcein on contact with intracellular esterases in live cells. Self-quenches at concentrations below 100 mM.

  • Purity
    > 98%
  • CAS Number
    148504-34-1
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:
  • Rioult D  et al. The multi-xenobiotic resistance (MXR) efflux activity in hemocytes of Mytilus edulis is mediated by an ATP binding cassette transporter of class C (ABCC) principally inducible in eosinophilic granulocytes. Aquat Toxicol : (2013). Read more (PubMed: 24345773) »
  • Pasquier J  et al. P-Glycoprotein-Activity Measurements in Multidrug Resistant Cell Lines: Single-Cell versus Single-Well Population Fluorescence Methods. Biomed Res Int 2013:676845 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 24350282) »
  • Bratosin D  et al. Novel fluorescence assay using calcein-AM for the determination of human erythrocyte viability and aging. Cytometry A 66:78-84 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 15915509) »
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Customer reviews and Q&As

Abreviews
Excellent strong signal with clear visualisation of entire cell.

iPS-derived cortical neurons
Washed with HBSS
1uM final concentration Calcein AM added
Incubated 37C 5% CO2 for 30 minutes
Imaged live (no wash)

Amazing 1ms exposure times on ImageXpress Micro XLS, very bright clear signal with brilliantly defined neurites.

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Submitted Apr 05 2017

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