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Description: Green BDY (BODIPY® or boron-dipyrromethene) fluorescent dye supplied with an NHS ester for the labeling of primary amines
Chemical Name: (T-4)-[1-[3-[5-[(3,5-Dimethyl-2H-pyrrol-2-ylidene-κN)methyl]-1H-pyrrol-2-yl-κN]-1-oxopropoxy]-2,5-pyrrolidinedionato]difluoroboron
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Protocols (1)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for BDY FL, SE

Key information: BDY FL, SE is a fluorescent green BDY (BODIPY® or boron-dipyrromethene) dye supplied with an NHS ester reactive group for the labeling of primary amines. The hydrophobic nature of BDY FL makes it ideal for labeling lipids and cell membranes.

Application: BDY FL, SE exhibits a narrow emission bandwidth and has a relatively long excited-state lifetime, making it ideal for fluorescence polarization assays and two-photon excitation (TPE) microscopy.

Properties and Photophysical Data: Displays high fluorescence quantum yield and high extinction coefficient and is relatively insensitive to pH change. This dye contains a C3 alkyl spacer between the fluorophore and the NHS ester group, reducing the potential for interactions between fluorophore and conjugated biomolecule. Exhibits similar excitation and emission spectra to dye FITC. Excitation and emission maxima (λ) are 502 nM and 510 nM, respectively; quantum yield = 0.97; extinction coefficient = 80,000 M-1cm-1 (measured in TFE plus 0.1% TFA); A280 = 0.027.

For more information on how BDY FL, SE may be used, see our protocol: Conjugation Protocol for Amine Reactive Dyes.

It is recommended to prepare stock solutions in DMSO.

BODIPY® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes.

Optical Data for BDY FL, SE

BDY FL, SE Dye Spectra
Emission Color Green
λabs 502 nm
λem 510 nm
Extinction Coefficient (ε) 80000 M-1cm-1
Quantum Yield (φ) 0.97
Closest Laser line 488 nm
Reactive Group NHS ester
Reactivity Primary amines
Cell Permeable No
Correction Factor 260 0.015
Correction Factor 280 0.027
Application Confocal Microscopy, Fluorescence Polarization Assays and Two-Photon Excitation (TPE) Microscopy
Alternative For FAM; Alexa Fluor 488; DyLight 488; Cy2

Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc, a Thermo Fisher Scientific Company.

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Technical Data for BDY FL, SE

M. Wt 389.16
Formula C18H18BF2N3O4
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 146616-66-2
PubChem ID 15410442
Smiles CC(C=C1C)=C2N1[B-](F)(F)[N+]3=C(CCC(ON4C(CCC4=O)=O)=O)C=CC3=C2

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References for BDY FL, SE

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Kubohara et al (2013) Mitochondria are the target organelle of differentiation-inducing factor-3, an anti-tumor agent isolated from Dictyostelium discoideum. PLoS ONE 8 e72118 PMID: 23977224

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Protocols for BDY FL, SE

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