Alexa Fluor™ 488 Phalloidin

Catalog number: A12379
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Alexa Fluor™ 488 Phalloidin

Catalog number: A12379
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300 units
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A12379300 units
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Alexa Fluor 488 phalloidin is a high-affinity filamentous actin (F-actin) probe conjugated to our bright, photostable, green-fluorescent Alexa Fluor 488 dye.

Also available as a room-temperature-stable, ready-to-use solution: ActinGreen 488 Ready Probes Reagent.
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Selectively stains F-actin
Outstanding fluorescence performance
Excitation/Emission: 495/518 nm
Superior to antibody staining
Optimal for fixed and permeabilized samples

Get Superior Results in Your Actin Staining Studies
Phalloidin is a bicyclic peptide belonging to a family of toxins isolated from the deadly Amanita phalloides “death cap” mushroom and is commonly used in imaging applications to selectively label F-actin. Fluorescently-labeled phalloidin has several advantages over antibodies for actin labeling, including virtually identical binding properties with actin from different species of plants and animals, and low non-specific binding. Phalloidin binds F-actin with high selectivity, while Alexa Fluor 488 provides green fluorescence of unparalleled brightness and photostability.

Use in Multiple Applications
Alexa Fluor 488 phalloidin can be used to visualize and quantitate F-actin in tissue sections, cell cultures, or cell-free preparations. Alexa Fluor 488 phalloidin staining is fully compatible with other fluorescent stains used in cellular analyses, including fluorescent proteins, Qdot nanocrystals and other Alexa Fluor conjugates including secondary antibodies.

Read about labeling F-Actin with phallotoxins

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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Excitation Wavelength Range
Dye Type
Alexa Fluor™ 488
Product Line
Alexa Fluor™
Shipping Condition
Room Temperature
Label Type
Alexa Fluor Dyes
Product Type
SubCellular Localization
Actin, Cytoskeleton

Contents & Storage

Store in freezer -5°C to -30°C and protect from light.


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