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DiOC16(3) (3,3'-Dihexadecyloxacarbocyanine Perchlorate)

Catalog number:  D1125

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Cell Tracing & Tracking

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Description

The orange fluorescent, lipophilic carbocyanine DiOC16(3) is weakly fluorescent in water but highly fluorescent and quite photostable when incorporated into membranes. It has an extremely high extinction coefficient and short excited-state lifetimes (~1 nanosecond) in lipid environments. Once applied to cells, the dye diffuses laterally within the plasma membrane.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Cell Membranes & Lipids
Detection Method: Fluorescent
For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope
Color: Orange

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.