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Alexa Fluor™ 568 Signal-Amplification Kit for Mouse Antibodies (Invitrogen™)

Alexa Fluor® 568 Signal-Amplification Kit for Mouse Antibodies sensitively detects mouse primary antibodies. The kit contains an Alexa Fluor 568 rabbit anti—mouse IgG antibody conjugate, which is used to initially detect a mouse-derived primary antibody. It also contains an Alexa Fluor 568 goat anti—rabbit IgG antibody conjugate, which is used to dramatically amplify the fluorescence signal. Both conjugates have intense orange-red fluorescence with excitation/emission of ~578/603 nm, making them compatible with filters and settings appropriate for Lissamine rhodamine B or Rhodamine Red-X dye. The kit contains a detailed protocol and a sufficient amount of each reagent to stain 150—300 samples of adherent cells grown on coverslips. The kit also contains a protocol for use with flow cytometry.

Pluripotent Stem Cell 4-Marker Immunocytochemistry Kit (Invitrogen™)

The Pluripotent Stem Cell 4-Marker Immunocytochemistry Kit enables optimal image-based analysis of four key markers of human pluripotent stem cells (PSCs): OCT4, SOX2, SSEA4, and TRA-1-60. This high performance immunocytochemistry (ICC) kit includes a complete set of primary and secondary antibodies, a nuclear DNA stain, and premade buffers for an optimized staining experiment. To characterize pluripotent stem cells using only two markers, we recommend us of the Pluripotent Stem Cell Immunocytochemistry Kit (OCT4, SSEA4) or the Pluripotent Stem Cell Immunocytochemistry Kit (SOX2, TRA-1-60).

With the Pluripotent Stem Cell 4-Marker Immunocytochemistry Kit, you can:
• Confirm expression of key pluripotent stem cell markers with highly specific antibodies
• Get more information per sample by measuring more than one marker at a time
• Generate beautiful multiplexed images with minimal effort
• Save time and avoid cell loss by minimizing unnecessary wash steps in your staining protocol
• Process samples with confidence using a complete and optimized set of ICC reagents

Confirm Expression of Key PSC Markers
The antibodies included in the kit have been carefully selected and validated for high performance in the ICC analysis of PSCs, whether cultured under feeder-dependent or feeder-free media systems. OCT4 and SOX2 are critical nuclear markers, while SSEA4 and TRA-1-60 are important cell surface markers.

Get More Information Per Sample
The antibody combinations in the kit have been designed to allow for the specific and simultaneous assessment of two markers at a time (e.g., OCT4 & SSEA4 and SOX2 & TRA-1-60) along with nuclear DNA staining to help save time and precious sample.

Generate Beautiful Multiplexed Images
Powered by the superior performance of bright, photostable Alexa Fluor® dyes, this kit enables the acquisition of beautiful multiplexed images of PSC marker expression using commonly available blue, green, and orange/red filter sets.

Minimize Unnecessary Wash Steps
The streamlined method recommended for this kit eliminates unnecessary wash steps found in standard ICC protocols to help save time and decrease the likelihood of cell loss during the staining protocol, especially when using glass coverslips or chamber slides. The only washes required are after incubation with primary and secondary antibodies.

Process Samples with Confidence
An optimized set of premade fixation, permeabilization, blocking, and wash buffers allows you to focus on answering scientific questions rather than spending time preparing reagents and determining compatibility.

What You Get
Easily scaled to any culture plate, dish, or slide format, the Pluripotent Stem Cell 4-Marker Immunocytochemistry Kit comes with reagents sufficient to stain 40 samples using a 50 uL staining volume. (See kit content details below.)

Alexa Fluor™ 555 Tyramide SuperBoost™ Kit, goat anti-mouse IgG (Invitrogen™)

SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification is the most sensitive method for detection of low abundant targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH). SuperBoost kits combine the brightness of AlexaFluor™ dyes with the superior signal amplification of a poly-HRP-mediated tyramide labeling reaction to produce a sensitivity 10-200 times greater than standard methods. SuperBoost kit sensitivity is also 2-10 times greater than regular tyramide amplification techniques like TSA™. For standout research, SuperBoost kits sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal.

SuperBoost kits are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost kit can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images. This particular kit features AlexaFluor 555 tyramide (555/565 ex/em), detected using a standard Orange/RFP/TRITC filter cube. This kit also features poly-HRP-conjugated goat anti-mouse IgG secondary antibody.

Features of the SuperBoost kits include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with DAPI, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

SuperBoost kits are based on the tyramide signal amplification system, which uses the catalytic activity of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) to generate high density labeling of a target protein or nucleic acid sequence in situ. A typical ICC/IHC/ISH experiment using a SuperBoost kit requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments. SuperBoost kits offer superior specific signal intensity over background, so the protocol is easily optimized to detect specific signal in samples where high endogenous autofluorescence is observed.

Benefits of SuperBoost kits

Enhancement of signal using Alexa Fluor tyramides: SuperBoost kits utilize Alexa Fluor tyramides, which react with HRP to ultimately deposit bright and photostable Alexa Fluor dye on surrounding proteins and other similar molecules. SuperBoost kits are the only kits that combine the brightness of Alexa Fluor dyes with the enhancement of tyramide signal amplification to produce a superior signal.

Poly-HRP enhancement: Unlike TSA, SuperBoost kits employ poly-HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies. In such systems, several HRP enzymes are conjugated with short polymers, enhancing the signal by several fold over regular HRP systems. The poly-HRP is structured in such a way that the antibodies penetrate cells or tissue as efficiently as regular HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies. The molar enzyme/antibody protein ratio has an average value of '4'.

Reaction stop solution: Like any enzyme-based labeling system, it is possible to overdevelop the signal. SuperBoost kits include an HRP stop solution to halt the HRP reaction. HRP stop solution can be used to obtain maximum signal, without increase of background signal. Images produced with optimized HRP reaction times are as sharp as images produced with standard ICC/IHC/ISH methods, but with 10-200 times more sensitivity.

Reduction of background: SuperBoost kits include blockers for the elimination or reduction of endogenous peroxidase and fluorescent background signals. These blockers help ensure that only specific signals are enhanced while keeping non-specific/background signals in check.

TRA-1-60 Alexa Fluor™ 594 Conjugate Kit for Live Cell Imaging (Invitrogen™)

The Molecular Probes® human pluripotent stem cell (PSC) live imaging kits are the only kits offering superior imaging for live human PSCs in one box. This TRA-1-60 Alexa Fluor® 594 Conjugate Kit includes an optimally labeled primary antibody paired with reduced-background imaging medium (FluoroBrite™ DMEM) for the specific detection of the PSC marker TRA-1-60. For fixed cell staining of PSC markers, we recommend the Pluripotent Stem Cell 4-Marker Immunocytochemistry Kit.

With the TRA-1-60 Alexa Fluor® 594 Conjugate Kit for Live Cell Imaging, you can:
• Confirm the expression of a key pluripotent stem cell marker using an optimally dye-conjugated antibody
• Preserve cell health and maximize fluorescence signal with FluoroBrite™ DMEM imaging medium
• Stain live cell samples with confidence using reagents that are tested to be free of common contaminants

Confirm Expression of a Key PSC Marker
Powered by the high performance of bright, photostable Alexa Fluor® dyes, this kit enables reliable live-cell detection of the surface PSC marker TRA-1-60. This antibody conjugate has been demonstrated to show superior staining results when used with FluoroBrite™ DMEM imaging medium.

Preserve Cell Health and Maximize Signal
Staining cells in FluoroBrite™ DMEM imaging medium maximizes cell health and enhances signal-to-noise ratio when performing live-cell fluorescence imaging.

Stain Live-cell Samples with Confidence
Unlike most other conjugated antibodies, the reagents provided in this kit are 0.2 µm sterile-filtered and tested to be free of common contaminants.

What You Get
Easily scalable to any culture plate, dish, or slide format, the TRA-1-60 Alexa Fluor® 594 Conjugate Kit comes with reagents sufficient to stain 50 samples using a 200 uL staining volume and includes:
• 200 µL of Alexa Fluor® 594 Mouse Anti-Human TRA-1-60 (50X concentration)
• 500 mL FluoroBrite™ DMEM

Alexa Fluor™ 594 Tyramide SuperBoost™ Kit, streptavidin (Invitrogen™)

SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification is the most sensitive method for detection of low abundant targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH). SuperBoost kits combine the brightness of AlexaFluor™ dyes with the superior signal amplification of a poly-HRP-mediated tyramide labeling reaction to produce a sensitivity 10-200 times greater than standard methods. For standout research, SuperBoost kits sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal.

SuperBoost kits are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost kit can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images. This particular kit features AlexaFluor 594 tyramide (591/617 ex/em), detected using a standard Red/Texas Red™ filter cube. This kit also features HRP-conjugated streptavidin.

Features of the SuperBoost kits include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with DAPI, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

SuperBoost kits are based on the tyramide signal amplification system, which uses the catalytic activity of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) to generate high density labeling of a target protein or nucleic acid sequence in situ. A typical ICC/IHC/ISH experiment using a SuperBoost kit requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments. SuperBoost kits offer superior specific signal intensity over background, so the protocol is easily optimized to detect specific signal in samples where high endogenous autofluorescence is observed.

Benefits of SuperBoost kits

Enhancement of signal using Alexa Fluor tyramides: SuperBoost kits utilize Alexa Fluor tyramides, which react with HRP to ultimately deposit bright and photostable Alexa Fluor dye on surrounding proteins and other similar molecules. SuperBoost kits are the only kits that combine the brightness of Alexa Fluor dyes with the enhancement of tyramide signal amplification to produce a superior signal.

Reaction stop solution: Like any enzyme-based labeling system, it is possible to overdevelop the signal. SuperBoost kits include an HRP stop solution to halt the HRP reaction. HRP stop solution can be used to obtain maximum signal, without increase of background signal. Images produced with optimized HRP reaction times are as sharp as images produced with standard ICC/IHC/ISH methods, but with 10-200 times more sensitivity.

Reduction of background: SuperBoost kits include blockers for the elimination or reduction of endogenous peroxidase and fluorescent background signals. These blockers help ensure that only specific signals are enhanced while keeping non-specific/background signals in check.

Alexa Fluor™ 594 Tyramide SuperBoost™ Kit, goat anti-mouse IgG (Invitrogen™)

SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification is the most sensitive method for detection of low abundant targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH). SuperBoost kits combine the brightness of AlexaFluor™ dyes with the superior signal amplification of a poly-HRP-mediated tyramide labeling reaction to produce a sensitivity 10-200 times greater than standard methods. SuperBoost kit sensitivity is also 2-10 times greater than regular tyramide amplification techniques like TSA™. For standout research, SuperBoost kits sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal.

SuperBoost kits are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost kit can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images. This particular kit features AlexaFluor 594 tyramide (591/617 ex/em), detected using a standard Red/Texas Red™ filter cube. This kit also features poly-HRP-conjugated goat anti-mouse IgG secondary antibody.

Features of the SuperBoost kits include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with DAPI, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

SuperBoost kits are based on the tyramide signal amplification system, which uses the catalytic activity of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) to generate high density labeling of a target protein or nucleic acid sequence in situ. A typical ICC/IHC/ISH experiment using a SuperBoost kit requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments. SuperBoost kits offer superior specific signal intensity over background, so the protocol is easily optimized to detect specific signal in samples where high endogenous autofluorescence is observed.

Benefits of SuperBoost kits

Enhancement of signal using Alexa Fluor tyramides: SuperBoost kits utilize Alexa Fluor tyramides, which react with HRP to ultimately deposit bright and photostable Alexa Fluor dye on surrounding proteins and other similar molecules. SuperBoost kits are the only kits that combine the brightness of Alexa Fluor dyes with the enhancement of tyramide signal amplification to produce a superior signal.

Poly-HRP enhancement: Unlike TSA, SuperBoost kits employ poly-HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies. In such systems, several HRP enzymes are conjugated with short polymers, enhancing the signal by several fold over regular HRP systems. The poly-HRP is structured in such a way that the antibodies penetrate cells or tissue as efficiently as regular HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies. The molar enzyme/antibody protein ratio has an average value of '4'.

Reaction stop solution: Like any enzyme-based labeling system, it is possible to overdevelop the signal. SuperBoost kits include an HRP stop solution to halt the HRP reaction. HRP stop solution can be used to obtain maximum signal, without increase of background signal. Images produced with optimized HRP reaction times are as sharp as images produced with standard ICC/IHC/ISH methods, but with 10-200 times more sensitivity.

Reduction of background: SuperBoost kits include blockers for the elimination or reduction of endogenous peroxidase and fluorescent background signals. These blockers help ensure that only specific signals are enhanced while keeping non-specific/background signals in check.

SuperBoost™ Goat anti-Rabbit Poly HRP (Invitrogen™)

SuperBoost™ Goat anti-Rabbit Poly HRP is a component in SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification kits made available separately here. SuperBoost™ Goat anti-Rabbit Poly HRP can be used with any HRP sustrate such as tyramide, DAB for signal amplification and detection. The molar enzyme/antibody protein ratio has an average value of '4'. This reagent is provided at a ready-to-use 1X concentration, enough for 150 slides.

When used as directed, this reagent with other SuperBoost reagents can be used for detection of low abundant targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH) with up to 200 times more sensitivity than standard methods. For standout research, SuperBoost reagents sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal. SuperBoost reagents are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost reagent can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images.

Features of the SuperBoost reagents include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with TO-PRO™-3, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

Human Cardiomyocyte Immunocytochemistry Kit (Invitrogen™)

The Human Cardiomyocyte Immunocytochemistry Kit enables optimal image-based analysis of two key cardiomyocyte markers: NKX2.5 and TNNT2/cTnT. It is the only kit that offers superior imaging for cardiomyocytes in one box, with a complete set of primary and secondary antibodies, a nuclear DNA stain, and all of the pre-made buffers for an optimized staining experiment.

With the Human Cardiomyocyte Immunocytochemistry Kit, you can:
• Confirm expression of key cardiomyocyte markers with highly specific antibodies
• Get more information per sample by measuring more than one marker at a time
• Generate beautiful multiplexed images with minimal effort
• Save time and avoid cell loss by eliminating unnecessary wash steps in your staining protocol
• Process samples with confidence using a complete and optimized set of ICC reagents

Confirm Expression of Key Cardiac Markers
The antibodies included in the kit have been carefully selected and validated for high performance in the immunocytochemistry analysis of cardiomyocytes. The antibodies are well suited for the characterization of cardiomyocytes generated from pluripotent stem cells using the Gibco® PSC Cardiomyocyte Differentiation Kit.

Get More Information Per Sample
The antibodies in the kit have been designed to allow for the specific and simultaneous assessment of NKX2.5 and TNNT2 along with nuclear DNA staining to help save time and precious sample.

Generate Beautiful Multiplexed Images
Powered by the superior performance of bright, photostable Alexa Fluor® dyes, this kit enables the acquisition of beautiful multiplexed images of cardiomyocyte marker expression using commonly available blue, green, and orange/red filter sets.

Eliminate Unnecessary Wash Steps
The streamlined method recommended for this kit eliminates unnecessary wash steps found in standard immunocytochemistry protocols, saving time and decreasing the likelihood of cell loss during the staining protocol, especially when using glass coverslips or chamber slides. The only washes required are after incubation with primary and secondary antibodies.

Process Samples with Confidence
An optimized set of premade fixation, permeabilization, blocking, and wash buffers allows you to focus on answering scientific questions rather than spending time preparing reagents and determining compatibility.

What You Get
Easily scaled to any culture plate, dish, or slide format, the Human Cardiomyocyte Immunocytochemistry Kit comes with reagents sufficient to stain 50 samples using a 200 µL staining volume. Detailed kit contents can be found below.

Alexa Fluor™ 647 Tyramide SuperBoost™ Kit, streptavidin (Invitrogen™)

SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification is the most sensitive method for detection of low abundant targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH). SuperBoost kits combine the brightness of AlexaFluor™ dyes with the superior signal amplification of a poly-HRP-mediated tyramide labeling reaction to produce a sensitivity 10-200 times greater than standard methods. For standout research, SuperBoost kits sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal.

SuperBoost kits are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost kit can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images. This particular kit features AlexaFluor 647 tyramide (650/688 ex/em), detected using a standard Deep Red/Cy5 filter cube. This kit also features HRP conjugated streptavidin.

Features of the SuperBoost kits include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with DAPI, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

SuperBoost kits are based on the tyramide signal amplification system, which uses the catalytic activity of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) to generate high density labeling of a target protein or nucleic acid sequence in situ. A typical ICC/IHC/ISH experiment using a SuperBoost kit requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments. SuperBoost kits offer superior specific signal intensity over background, so the protocol is easily optimized to detect specific signal in samples where high endogenous autofluorescence is observed.

Benefits of SuperBoost kits

Enhancement of signal using Alexa Fluor tyramides: SuperBoost kits utilize Alexa Fluor tyramides, which react with HRP to ultimately deposit bright and photostable Alexa Fluor dye on surrounding proteins and other similar molecules. SuperBoost kits are the only kits that combine the brightness of Alexa Fluor dyes with the enhancement of tyramide signal amplification to produce a superior signal.

Reaction stop solution: Like any enzyme-based labeling system, it is possible to overdevelop the signal. SuperBoost kits include an HRP stop solution to halt the HRP reaction. HRP stop solution can be used to obtain maximum signal, without increase of background signal. Images produced with optimized HRP reaction times are as sharp as images produced with standard ICC/IHC/ISH methods, but with 10-200 times more sensitivity.

Reduction of background: SuperBoost kits include blockers for the elimination or reduction of endogenous peroxidase and fluorescent background signals. These blockers help ensure that only specific signals are enhanced while keeping non-specific/background signals in check.

Alexa Fluor™ 647 Tyramide SuperBoost™ Kit, goat anti-mouse IgG (Invitrogen™)

SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification is the most sensitive method for detection of low abundant targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH). SuperBoost kits combine the brightness of AlexaFluor™ dyes with the superior signal amplification of a poly-HRP-mediated tyramide labeling reaction to produce a sensitivity 10-200 times greater than standard methods. SuperBoost kit sensitivity is also 2-10 times greater than regular tyramide amplification techniques like TSA™. For standout research, SuperBoost kits sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal.

SuperBoost kits are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost kit can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images. This particular kit features AlexaFluor 647 tyramide (650/688 ex/em), detected using a standard Deep Red/Cy5 filter cube. This kit also features poly-HRP-conjugated goat anti-mouse IgG secondary antibody.

Features of the SuperBoost kits include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with DAPI, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

SuperBoost kits are based on the tyramide signal amplification system, which uses the catalytic activity of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) to generate high density labeling of a target protein or nucleic acid sequence in situ. A typical ICC/IHC/ISH experiment using a SuperBoost kit requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments. SuperBoost kits offer superior specific signal intensity over background, so the protocol is easily optimized to detect specific signal in samples where high endogenous autofluorescence is observed.

Benefits of SuperBoost kits

Enhancement of signal using Alexa Fluor tyramides: SuperBoost kits utilize Alexa Fluor tyramides, which react with HRP to ultimately deposit bright and photostable Alexa Fluor dye on surrounding proteins and other similar molecules. SuperBoost kits are the only kits that combine the brightness of Alexa Fluor dyes with the enhancement of tyramide signal amplification to produce a superior signal.

Poly-HRP enhancement: Unlike TSA, SuperBoost kits employ poly-HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies. In such systems, several HRP enzymes are conjugated with short polymers, enhancing the signal by several fold over regular HRP systems. The poly-HRP is structured in such a way that the antibodies penetrate cells or tissue as efficiently as regular HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies. The molar enzyme/antibody protein ratio has an average value of '4'.

Reaction stop solution: Like any enzyme-based labeling system, it is possible to overdevelop the signal. SuperBoost kits include an HRP stop solution to halt the HRP reaction. HRP stop solution can be used to obtain maximum signal, without increase of background signal. Images produced with optimized HRP reaction times are as sharp as images produced with standard ICC/IHC/ISH methods, but with 10-200 times more sensitivity.

Reduction of background: SuperBoost kits include blockers for the elimination or reduction of endogenous peroxidase and fluorescent background signals. These blockers help ensure that only specific signals are enhanced while keeping non-specific/background signals in check.

Alexa Fluor™ 647 Tyramide Reagent (Invitrogen™)

Alexa Fluor™ 647 Tyramide Reagent is a component of SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification kits made available separately here. This reagent can be used with any antibody conjugated to HRP for tyramide signal amplification for detection of low abundance targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH).

SuperBoost reagents, when used as directed, can increase sensitivity up to 200 times over standard imaging methods. For standout research, SuperBoost reagents sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal. SuperBoost reagents are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost reagent can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images. Alexa Fluor™ 647 Tyramide Reagent (650/668 ex/em) can be detected using standard Deep Red/Cy5 filter cube.

Features of the SuperBoost reagents include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with TO-PRO™-3, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

Biotin XX Tyramide SuperBoost™ Kit, Streptavidin (Invitrogen™)

SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification is the most sensitive method for detection of low abundant targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH). SuperBoost kits combine the brightness of AlexaFluor™ dyes with the superior signal amplification of a poly-HRP-mediated tyramide labeling reaction to produce a sensitivity 10-200 times greater than standard methods. For standout research, SuperBoost kits sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal.

SuperBoost kits are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost kit can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images. This particular kit features biotin XX tyramide with HRP-conjugated streptavidin. For detection and additional signal amplification, conjugated streptavidin is used to detect specifically deposited biotin XX .

Features of the SuperBoost kits include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with DAPI, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

SuperBoost kits are based on the tyramide signal amplification system, which uses the catalytic activity of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) to generate high density labeling of a target protein or nucleic acid sequence in situ. A typical ICC/IHC/ISH experiment using a SuperBoost kit requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments. SuperBoost kits offer superior specific signal intensity over background, so the protocol is easily optimized to detect specific signal in samples where high endogenous autofluorescence is observed.

Pierce™ Alkaline Phosphatase (Thermo Scientific™)

This purified calf intestinal alkaline phosphatase (CIP) is supplied in Tris buffer and 50% glycerol for use in protein research methods. The main applications for alkaline phosphatase in molecular biology and protein research are to remove 5'-phosphate groups from DNA or as a reporter system for immunoassays such as ELISA. For these latter methods, the enzyme is usually conjugated to specific primary or secondary antibodies and its activity is detected with a color-forming (or light-generating) substrate.

Features of Alkaline Phosphatase:

Purified form—ready to dilute and conjugate without prior dialysis
Concentrated—approximately 20 mg/mL (lot-specific value reported)
High specific activity—typically greater than 1600 units/mg (lot-specific value reported)
Tris buffered solution—supplied in 5 mM Tris, 5 mM magnesium chloride and 0.1 mM zinc chloride,
pH ~7.0 in 50% glycerol

One unit equals the amount of protein required to hydrolyze one micromole of p-nitrophenyl phosphate (PNPP) per minute at 25°C in a glycine buffer, pH 9.6.

Biotin-XX Tyramide Reagent (Invitrogen™)

Biotin XX Tyramide Reagent is a component of SuperBoost™ tyramide signal amplification kits made available separately here. This reagent can be used with any antibody conjugated to HRP for tyramide signal amplification for detection of low abundance targets in multiplexable fluorescent immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunohistochemistry (IHC ), and in situ hybridization (ISH). For detection and additional signal amplification, conjugated streptavidin should be used to detect specifically deposited biotin XX.

SuperBoost reagents, when used as directed, can increase sensitivity up to 200 times over standard imaging methods. For standout research, SuperBoost reagents sharpen your results for clear visibility into critical areas that standard imaging methods fail to reveal. SuperBoost reagents are simple to use and easily adapted to standard ICC, IHC, or FISH experimental protocols, using any cell or tissue type. Cells labeled using a SuperBoost reagent can be imaged using any type of microscope, producing high-resolution multiplex images.

Features of the SuperBoost reagents include:
• Superior sensitivity for detection of low-level or hard-to-detect targets by fluorescent imaging
• Simple protocol and detection using standard filters
• Suitable for high-resolution multiplex images—co-label with TO-PRO™-3, secondary antibodies, and other SuperBoost kits
• Requires 10-100 times less primary antibody then standard ICC/IHC/ISH experiments

Alexa Fluor™ 488 Goat Anti-Mouse SFX Kit, highly cross-adsorbed (Invitrogen™)

Alexa Fluor® SFX Kits contain Image-iT® FX signal enhancer (Cat. no. I36933) plus one of sixteen different Alexa Fluor® dye-labeled secondary antibodies. These kits provide 400 µg (0.2 mL of 2 mg/mL) of either goat anti-mouse IgG or goat anti-rabbit IgG antibody (as a standard or highly cross-adsorbed preparation) conjugated to Alexa Fluor® 488, Alexa Fluor® 555, Alexa Fluor® 594, or Alexa Fluor® 647 dye, four of our most commonly used Alexa Fluor® dyes. The Alexa Fluor® 488 goat anti-mouse IgG, highly cross-adsorbed, included with this kit is also available in a 1000 µg unit size (Cat. no. A11029).