FilmTracer™ Calcein Green Biofilm Stain

Catalog number: F10322

Molecular Probes™  Related applications: Microbiological Analysis

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Description

F10322 FilmTracer™ calcein green biofilm stain is an esterase substrate (Calcein AM) that has utility as a biofilm stain. The stain is non-fluorescent until non-specific esterases hydrolyze the acetoxymethyl ester producing a green-fluorecent calcein. This esterase substrate has been shown to be converted by Staphylococcus epidermidis, suggesting that the bacteria are all actively producing esterase.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Color: Green
Detection Method: Fluorescent
Emission Class: Visible
Excitation Class: Visible
Excitation⁄Emission (nm): 494⁄514
Flow Cytometer Laser Lines: 488
For Use With (Equipment): Confocal Microscope, Flow Cytometer, Fluorescence Microscope, Fluorescent Imager, Microplate Reader
Form: Solid
Label or Dye: Calcein
Product Size: 20 x 50 µg
Sub-Cellular Localization: Cytoplasm & Cytosol
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Store in freezer (-5°C to -30°C)

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