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Calcein, AM, cell-permeant dye

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Description

Calcein AM is a cell-permeant dye that can be used to determine cell viability in most eukaryotic cells. In live cells the nonfluorescent calcein AM is converted to green-fluorescent calcein, after acetoxymethyl ester hydrolysis by intracellular esterases. This dye is also available in our special packaging (C-3100) and resuspended in DMSO (C-3099). For a longer wavelength version of this dye check out our new CellTrace calcein red-orange AM (C-34851).
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Product Size: 1 mg
Reagent Type: Cell Labeling Reagents,Cell Tracker Compounds
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Store in freezer (-5 to -30°C).