Overview

  • Product name

    Fura-2 K+ salt, fluorescent Ca2+ binding dye
  • Description

    Fluorescent Ca2+ binding dye. Cell membrane impermeable.
  • Biological description

    Fluorescent Ca2+ binding dye. Binds to Ca2+ with high affinity (Kd = 225 nM in cytosol). Fluoresces green and fluorescence intensity increases upon Ca2+ binding. Cell membrane impermeable.


    Excitation = 340/380 nm. Emission = 505 nm.

  • Purity

    > 95%
  • CAS Number

    113694-64-7
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Hyde J  et al. Visualization of fast calcium oscillations in the parafascicular nucleus. Pflugers Arch : (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23588378) »
  • Malgaroli A  et al. Fura-2 measurement of cytosolic free Ca2+ in monolayers and suspensions of various types of animal cells. J Cell Biol 105:2145-55 (1987). Read more (PubMed: 3680375) »
  • Grynkiewicz G  et al. A new generation of Ca2+ indicators with greatly improved fluorescence properties. J Biol Chem 260:3440-50 (1985). Read more (PubMed: 3838314) »

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