Alexa Fluor™ 488 Azide (Alexa Fluor™ 488 5-Carboxamido-(6-Azidohexanyl), Bis(Triethylammonium Salt)), 5-isomer

Catalog number:  A10266

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The green-fluorescent Alexa Fluor® 488 azide is reactive with terminal alkynes via a copper-catalyzed click reaction. In addition to being an exceedingly bright and photostable fluorophore for use with flow cytometry, microscopy and HCS, Alexa Fluor® 488 can also be utilized as a bio-orthogonal or biologically unique hapten for use in applications requiring signal amplification.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Chemical Reactivity: Alkyne
Detection Method: Fluorescent
Excitation/Emission: 495⁄519
Form: Solid
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
System Type: Click-iT™
Color: Green
Emission: Visible
Excitation: Visible
Label Type: Alexa Fluor Dyes
Label or Dye: Alexa Fluor™ 488
Product Line: Alexa Fluor™, Molecular Probes™
Reactive Moiety: Amine, Azide
Solubility: DMF (Dimethylformamide), DMSO (Dimethylsulfoxide)

Contents & storage

Store at ≤-20°C, desiccate and protect from light.