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6-FAM (6-Carboxyfluorescein), single isomer

Catalog number:  C1360

Related applications:

Labeling Chemistry

| Protein Labeling & Crosslinking

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Description

The single isomer, 6-FAM, contains a carboxylic acid that can be used to react with primary amines via carbodiimide activation of the carboxylic acid. Fluorescein is the most common fluorescent derivatization reagent for labeling biomolecules. In addition to its relatively high absorptivity, excellent fluorescence quantum yield, and good water solubility, fluorescein has an excitation maximum that closely matches the 488 nm spectral line of the argon-ion laser.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Chemical Reactivity: Amine
Label or Dye: FITC (Fluorescein)
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.