SynaptoRedTM C2

Cat. No. 5118

SynaptoRed C2 C30H45Br2N3 [162112-35-8]

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Alternative Name: FM4-64

Chemical Name: 4-[6-[4-(Diethylamino)phenyl]-1,3,5-hexatrien-1-yl]-1-[3-(triethylammonio)propyl]pyridinium dibromide

Biological Activity

Fluorescent dye; stains synaptic vesicles. Becomes fluorescent when incorporated into plasma membrane, used to follow synaptic activity at the synapse or neuromuscular junction. Excitation and emission spectra are ~ 515 and 640 nm respectively.

Licensing Information

SynaptoRed is a trademark of Biotium, Inc.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO
>95 %
Store at -20°C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Daniel et al (2012) Analysis of synaptic vesicle endocytosis in synaptosomes by high-content screening. Nat.Protoc. 7 1439. PMID: 22767087.

Dason et al (2010) Vesicular sterols are essential for synaptic vesicle cycling. J.Neurosci. 30 15856. PMID: 21106824 .

Fischer-Parton et al (2000) Confocal microscopy of FM4-64 as a tool for analysing endocytosis and vesicle trafficking in living fungal hyphae. J.Microsc. 198 246. PMID: 10849201.

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