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Oregon Green™ 488 Phalloidin

Catalog number: O7466
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Oregon Green™ 488 Phalloidin

Catalog number: O7466
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Catalog Number
O7466
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300 units
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Oregon Green 448 phalloidin is a high-affinity F-actin probe conjugated to green fluorescent Oregon Green 488 dye.

Selectively stains F-actin
Outstanding fluorescence performance
Excitation/Emission: 496/520 nm
Superior to antibody staining
Optimal for fixed and permeabilized samples
pH insensitive under physiological conditions

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 Oregon Green 488 provides green fluorescence with brightness superior to fluorescein. Oregon Green 488 is a fluorinated analog of fluorescein with greater photostability and a lower pKa, making its fluorescence essentially pH insensitive in the physiological pH range. Demonstrating very little nonspecific staining, Oregon Green 488 phalloidin allows high-contrast discrimination of actin staining.

Use in Multiple Applications
Oregon Green 448 phalloidin can be used to visualize and quantitate F-actin in tissue sections, cell cultures, or cell-free preparations. Oregon Green 448 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.

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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Excitation Wavelength Range
496⁄520
Dye Type
Oregon Green™ 488
Product Line
Oregon Green™
Shipping Condition
Room Temperature
Label Type
Classic Dyes
Product Type
Phalloidin
SubCellular Localization
Actin, Cytoskeleton

Contents & Storage

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

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