Cyanine5.5 maleimide, Far-red emitting fluorescent dye (ab146490)

Overview

  • Product name

    Cyanine5.5 maleimide, Far-red emitting fluorescent dye
  • Description

    Thiol-reactive far-red / near-infrared emitting fluorescent dye.
  • Alternative names

    • 3-[6-[[2-(2,5-Dioxo-2,5-dihydro-1H-pyrrol-1-yl)ethyl]amino]-6-oxohexyl]-1,1-dimethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5E)-5-(1,1,3-trimethyl-1H-benzo[e]indol-2(3H)-ylidene)penta-1,3-dien-1-yl]-1H-benzo[e]indol-3-ium chloride
    • Cy5.5 maleimide
    • Mal-Cy5.5
  • Biological description

    Thiol-reactive far-red / near-infrared emitting fluorescent dye which is capable of selective labeling of sulfhydryl groups in proteins. Analog of Cy5.5® maleimide. Near-infrared emission makes this dye suitable for bioimaging applications.

  • Purity

    > 95%
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Excitation

    673nm
  • Emission

    707nm
  • Chemical name

    3-[6-[[2-(2,5-Dioxo-2,5-dihydro-1H-pyrrol-1-yl)ethyl]amino]-6-oxohexyl]-1,1-dimethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5E)-5-(1,1,3-trimethyl-1H-benzo[e]indol-2(3H)-ylidene)penta-1,3-dien-1-yl]-1H-benzo[e]indol-3-ium chloride
  • Molecular weight

    741.36
  • Molecular formula

    C46H49ClN4O3
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. It is important to note that this product is reported to be light sensitive. Store In the Dark. Store under desiccating conditions.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO and slightly soluble in water
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Wang X  et al. Peptide Decoration of Nanovehicles to Achieve Active Targeting and Pathology-Responsive Cellular Uptake for Bone Metastasis Chemotherapy. Biomater Sci 2:961-971 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 26082834) »

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