Fluorescein Phalloidin

Catalog number:  F432

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Fluorescein phalloidin is a high-affinity F-actin probe conjugated to the green fluorescent dye, fluorescein (FITC).

Selectively stains F-actin
Excitation/Emission: 496/516 nm
Superior to antibody staining
Optimal for fixed and permeabilized samples

Get Superior Results in Actin Staining Studies
Phalloidin is a bicyclic peptide belonging to a family of toxins isolated from the deadly Amanita phalloides 'death cap' mushroom and is commonly used in imaging applications to selectively label F-actin. Fluorescently-labeled phalloidin has virtually identical binding properties with actin from different species including plants and animals. Phalloidin binds F-actin with high selectivity while fluorescein provides green fluorescence. Demonstrating very little nonspecific staining, fluorescein phalloidin allows high-contrast discrimination of actin staining.

Use in Multiple Applications
Fluorescein phalloidin can be used to visualize and quantitate F-actin in tissue sections, cell cultures, or cell-free preparations. Fluorescein phalloidin staining is fully compatible with other fluorescent stains used in cellular analyses including fluorescent proteins, Qdot® nanocrystals, and Alexa Fluor® conjugates including secondary antibodies. For research use only.

Not intended for human or animal therapeutic or diagnostic use.

Related Links
Read about labeling F-Actin with phallotoxins.
Create a Cellular Masterpiece with Alexa Fluor® Phalloidin using the Cell Paint Tool.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Excitation/Emission: 496⁄516
Label or Dye: FITC (Fluorescein)
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Actin, Cytoskeleton
Label Type: Classic Dyes

Contents & storage

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