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FAST DiI™ oil; DiIΔ9,12-C18(3), ClO4 (1,1'-Dilinoleyl-3,3,3',3'-Tetramethylindocarbocyanine Perchlorate)

Catalog number:  D3899

Related applications:

Cell Tracing & Tracking

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Description

FAST DiI is an unsaturated analog of DiI (DiIC18(3)) that reportedly migrates ~50% faster. It 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

Product Line: FAST DiI™
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Cell Membranes & Lipids
Detection Method: Fluorescent
For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope
Color: Yellow

Contents & storage

Store in freezer (-5 to -30°C) and protect from light.