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DiIC18(3)-DS) 1,1'-Dioctadecyl-3,3,3',3'-Tetramethylindocarbocyanine-5,5'-Disulfonic Acid)

Catalog number:  D7776

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Description

The orange fluorescent, lipophilic carbocyanine DiIC18(3)-DS is a DiI analog that contains sulfonate groups to improve water solubility. It is weakly fluorescent in water but highly fluorescent and quite photostable when incorporated into membranes. The sulfonate groups incorporated into this DiI analog improves water solubility. 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: Yellow

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.