Use Prolong® Diamond with any fluorescent dye or fluorescent protein for brightest images.

ProLong® Antifade Kit This product, and/or its packaging, incorporates one or more environmental/green features. Click on this icon to learn more.

Catalog number: P7481

Molecular Probes™  Related applications: Cellular Imaging

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Description

The ProLong® Antifade Kit provides a powdered antifade reagent and a liquid mounting medium that can be mixed together and applied directly to fluorescently labeled cell or tissue samples on microscope slides to protect the dyes from fading (photobleaching) during fluorescence microscopy experiments. ProLong® antifade medium is a curing mountant that allows longer-term storage of the sample. We also offer a ready-to-use Prolong® Diamond reagent that achieves photobleaching protection without the initial fluorescence quenching seen with many other mountants. For immediate viewing of the sample, choose our noncuring mountant, SlowFade® Diamond reagent.

Key Attributes

• Protects dyes from fading during imaging
• Mix powdered antifade with mounting medium and use the same day
• Mounted samples are stable for months
• Offers excellent photobleaching protection for Texas Red® and most Alexa Fluor® dyes
• Liquid mounting medium component can be used without antifade reagent for acceptor photobleaching FRET experiments
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Reagent Type: Anti-Fade Solution
Product Size: 1 kit
Green Features: Less hazardous, Sustainable packaging
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

• Powdered ProLong® antifade reagent (Component A), 20 vials
• ProLong® mounting medium (Component B), two dropper bottles containing 15 mL each. One mL of this medium should be mixed with the contents of each vial of ProLong® antifade reagent just prior to mounting the samples.

Store at ≤–20ºC and protect from light.

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