DiI, Endoplasmic reticulum membrane stain (ab145311)

Overview

  • Product name

    DiI, Endoplasmic reticulum membrane stain
  • Description

    Endoplasmic reticulum membrane stain.
  • Alternative names

    • Dil stain
  • Biological description

    Lipophilic carbocyanine dye used primarily for optical recordings of membrane voltage and for studies of membrane fluidity. Retrograde stain for neurons; provides intense, long-lasting staining of live neurons in vivo and in vitro.

  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    41085-99-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    1,1'-Dioctadecyl-3,3,3',3'-tetramethylindocarbocyanine perchlorate
  • Molecular weight

    933.87
  • Molecular formula

    C59H97ClN2O4
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO
  • 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:

  • Cooper JT & Harris JM Spatially Multiplexed Imaging: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy for Efficient Measurement of Molecular Diffusion at Solid-Liquid Interfaces. Appl Spectrosc 70:695-701 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 26887989) »
  • Greer RM  et al. Epithelial-mesenchymal co-culture model for studying alveolar morphogenesis. Organogenesis 10:340-9 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 25482312) »
  • Aigner M  et al. Sensory innervation of the guinea pig extraocular muscles: a 1,1'-dioctadecyl-3,3,3'3'-tetramethylindocarbocyanine perchlorate tracing and calcitonin gene-related peptide immunohistochemical study. J Comp Neurol 380:16-22 (1997). Read more (PubMed: 9073080) »
  • Godement P  et al. A study in developing visual systems with a new method of staining neurones and their processes in fixed tissue. Development 101:697-713 (1987). Read more (PubMed: 2460302) »
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