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Carboxy-DCFDA (5-(and-6)-Carboxy-2',7'-Dichlorofluorescein Diacetate), mixed isomers

Catalog number:  C369

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Carboxy-DCFDA can passively diffuse into cells and is colorless and nonfluorescent until the acetate groups are cleaved by intracellular esterases to yield the fluorescent fluorophore, 5-(and-6)-carboxy-2',7' -dichlorofluorescein. With a pKa of 4.8, this dye can be used as an acidic pH sensor.

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


For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope
Cell Permeability: Cell-Permeant
Detection Method: Fluorescent
Indicator Properties: Fluorescent Dye-Based
Indicator: pH Indicator
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Remarks: Used as a polar tracer or pH indicator

Contents & storage

Store in freezer (-5 to -30°C).