Invitrogen™

MTT (3-(4,5-Dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-Diphenyltetrazolium Bromide)

Catalog number:  M6494

Related applications:

Cell Analysis

Back to top

Description

MTT is used to assess cell viability as a function of redox potential. Actively respiring cells convert the water-soluble MTT to an insoluble purple formazan. The formazan is then solubilized and its concentration determined by optical density.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Indicator Properties: Colorimetric Reagent-Based
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.