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JC-1 Dye (Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Probe)

Catalog number:  T3168

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Description

JC-1 is a novel cationic carbocyanine dye that accumulates in mitochondria. The dye exists as a monomer at low concentrations and yields green fluorescence, similar to fluorescein. At higher concentrations, the dye forms J-aggregates that exhibit a broad excitation spectrum and an emission maximum at ~590 nm. These characteristics make JC-1 a sensitive marker for mitochondrial membrane potential. Another dye with similar characteristics is JC-9 (D-22421).
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Mitochondria
Detection Method: Fluorescent
For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope, Flow Cytometer
Color: Green

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.