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Lipophilic near-IR (NIR) fluorescent membrane probe.
Biological Description:This tricarbocyanine fluorophore is excited at 750 nmand has an emission peak at 782 nm. It also has virtually no fluorescence in water, while having high fluorescence when incorporated into cell membranes. Long-chain dialkylcarbocyanines are widely used as anterograde and retrograde neuronal tracers in living and fixed tissues and cells.
Chemical name: 1,1'-Dioctadecyl-3,3,3',3'-tetramethylindotricarbocyanine iodide
Molecular Formula: C63H101N2I
Molecular Weight: 1013.39
Storage: -20oC, desiccated, protect from light
Solubility: CHCl3, MeOH
|DiR near-IR membrane probe||1 x 25mg|
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab189810 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|Other||Use at an assay dependent concentration.
Staining membrane with near IR emission
ab189810 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.
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