X-Rhod-1, AM, cell permeant - Special Packaging

Catalog number: X14210
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X-Rhod-1, AM, cell permeant - Special Packaging

Catalog number: X14210
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10 x 50 µg
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X1421010 x 50 µg
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Labeled calcium indicators are molecules that exhibit an increase in fluorescence upon binding Ca2+. They have uses in many calcium signaling investigations, including measuring Ca2+ in cells and tissues that have high levels of autofluorescence and also for detecting Ca2+ release generated by photoreceptors and photoactivatable chelators. Cells may be loaded with the AM ester forms of these calcium indicators by adding the dissolved indicator directly to dishes containing cultured cells. The fluorescence signal from these cells is generally measured using fluorescence microscopy.

Learn more about ion indicators including calcium, potassium, pH, and membrane potential indicators ›

Calcium Indicator (AM Ester) Specifications:
• Label (Ex/Em of Ca2+–bound form): X-rhod-1 (580/602 nm)
• Fluorescence intensity increase upon binding Ca2+: >100 fold
• Kd for Ca2+ in the absence of Mg2+, in buffer: ∼700 nM
• Exhibit fluorescence increase upon binding Ca2+ with little shift in wavelength

Using TPEN to Control Heavy Metal Cations
In addition, BAPTA-based indicators such as these bind various heavy metal cations (e.g., Mn2+, Zn2+, Pb2+) with substantially higher affinity than Ca2+. Perturbations to calcium measurements caused by presence of these ions can be controlled using the heavy metal-selective chelator TPEN.

More Choices for Fluorescent Calcium Indicators
We offer a large selection of Molecular Probes™ calcium indicators for use in various experimental scenarios, for example dextran versions for reduced leakage and compartmentalization and BAPTA conjugates for detecting high-amplitude calcium transients. For more information, review Fluorescent Ca2+ Indicators Excited with Visible Light—Section 19.3 in the Molecular Probes™ Handbook.

For UV-excitable Ca2+ indicators, protein-based Ca2+ indicators, conjugates of Ca2+ indicators, and for fluorescence-based indicators of other metal ions (i.e., Mg2+, Zn2+) review Indicators for Ca2+, Mg2+, Zn2+ and Other Metal Ions—Chapter 19 in the Molecular Probes™ Handbook.

For Research Use Only. Not for human or animal therapeutic or diagnostic use.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Detection Method
For Use With (Application)
Cell Viability and Proliferation
For Use With (Equipment)
Fluorescence Microscope
Product Type
Dye Type
Fluorescent Dye-Based
Shipping Condition
Room Temperature

Contents & Storage

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


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