The CellEvent™ Caspase-3/7 Green Flow Cytometry Assay Kit enables the flow cytometric detection of activated caspase-3 and caspase-7 in apoptotic cells. The kit includes the novel fluorogenic substrate CellEvent™ Caspase-3/7 Green Detection Reagent, as well as SYTOX™ AADvanced™ Dead Cell Stain.
• Caspase-3/7 specific—includes the recognition sequence for activated caspase-3 and caspase-7
• Easy identification—clearly identify live, dead, and apoptotic cell populations
• Quick analysis—washing and fixation is not required
• Multicolor compatibility—combine with other dyes excitable by the 488 nm laser or other lasers
CellEvent™ Caspase-3/7 Green Detection Reagent is a cell-permeant reagent that consists of a four-amino acid peptide (DEVD) conjugated to a nucleic acid-binding dye. During apoptosis, caspase-3 and caspase-7 proteins are activated and able to cleave the caspase 3/7 recognition sequence encoded in the DEVD peptide. Cleavage of the recognition sequence and binding of DNA by the reagent labels the apoptotic cells with a bright, fluorogenic signal that has absorption/emission maxima of ~511/533 nm. When used together with the SYTOX™ AADvanced™ Dead Cell Stain, apoptotic cells can be easily discriminated from live and necrotic cells.
Because no single parameter defines apoptosis in all systems, we strongly suggest using a combination of different measurements for reliable detection of apoptosis.
|Excitation/Emission:||SYTOX™ AADvanced™: 546⁄ 647, CellEvent™ Caspase 3/7 Green Detection Reagent: 511⁄533|
|Flow Cytometer Laser Lines:||488|
|Label Type:||Other Label(s) or Dye(s)|
|Label or Dye:||CellEvent™ Caspase 3/7 Green Detection Reagent, SYTOX™ AADvanced dead cell stain|
|No. of Reactions:||100|
|Shipping Condition:||Wet Ice|
|For Use With (Equipment):||Flow Cytometer|