Biocytin

Cat. No. 3349

Biocytin C16H28N4O4S [576-19-2]

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Chemical Name: N6-[5-[(3aS,4S,6aR)-Hexahydro-2-oxo-1H-thieno[3,4-d]imidazol-4-yl]-1-oxopentyl]-L-lysine

Biological Activity

Versatile marker used in anterograde, retrograde and intracellular neuroanatomical investigations and in biotinidase assays. Displays high solubility in aqueous solutions and has a low molecular weight facilitating injection using micropipettes. Can be incorporated with a variety of avidin and streptavidin conjugates for detection by light, fluorescence or electron microscope.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
372.48
Formula:
C16H28N4O4S
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in water with gentle warming
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
576-19-2

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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MacNeil and Gaul (2008) Biocytin wide-field bipolar cells in rabbit retina selectively contact blue cones. J.Comp.Neurol. 506 6. PMID: 17990268.

Roth et al (2004) Morphology and axonal projection pattern of neurons in the telencephalon of the fire-bellied toad Bombina orientalis: an anterograde, retrograde and intracellular biocytin labelling study. J.Comp.Neurol. 478 35. PMID: 15334648.

Kobbert et al (2000) Current concepts in neuroanatomical tracing. Prog.Neurobiol. 62 327. PMID: 10856608.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Biocytin include:

Robinson and Wyatt (2015) Identification and structure solution of fragment hits against kinetoplastid N-myristoyltransferase. Nature 71 586. PMID: 25945713.

Cunningham et al (2014) hPSC-derived maturing GABAergic interneurons ameliorate seizures and abnormal behavior in epileptic mice. Cell Stem Cell 15 559. PMID: 25517465.

Dettmann et al (2014) Isolation, expansion and transplantation of postnatal murine progenitor cells of the enteric nervous system. PLoS One 9 e97792. PMID: 24871092.

Xia et al (2014) Regulation of action potential waveforms by axonal GABAA receptors in cortical pyramidal neurons. PLoS One 9 e100968. PMID: 24971996.

Tsai et al (2012) Autistic-like behaviour and cerebellar dysfunction in Purkinje cell Tsc1 mutant mice. MBio 488 647. PMID: 22763451.

Jerome et al (2011) Parallel optical control of spatiotemporal neuronal spike activity using high-speed digital light processing. Front Syst Neurosci 5 70. PMID: 21904526.

Lam et al (2011) Leptin does not directly affect CNS serotonin neurons to influence appetite. Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun 13 584. PMID: 21531340.

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