Calcein AM

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Cat.No. 5119 - Calcein AM | C46H46N2O23
Description: Cell permeable compound; hydrolyzed to become fluorescent in living cells
Chemical Name: N,N'-[[3',6'-Bis(acetyloxy)-oxospiro[isobenzofuran-1-(3H),9'-(9H)xanthene]-4',5'-diyl]bis(methylene)]bis[N-[2-(acetyloxy)methoxy]-2-oxoethyl]glycine 1,1'-bis[(acetyloxy)methyl] ester
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity

Cell permeable, non fluorescent compound; hydrolyzed by intracellular esterases to become fluorescent calcein in living cells. Used for monitoring cell viability, chemotaxis, cell adhesion and multidrug resistance.

Technical Data

M. Wt 994.86
Formula C46H46N2O23
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
PubChem ID 4126474
InChI Key XKFSBWQWNMZWFA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles O=C(C)OC3=C(CN(CC(OCOC(C)=O)=O)CC(OCOC(C)=O)=O)C2=C(C=C3)C(C(C=CC=C5)=C5C(O4)=O)4C1=CC=C(OC(C)=O)C(CN(CC(OCOC(C)=O)=O)CC(OCOC(C)=O)=O)=C1O2

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Solubility Data

Solubility Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO

References

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Bakos et al (1996) Membrane topology and glycosylation of the human multidrug resistance-associated protein. J.Biol.Chem. 271 12322 PMID: 8647833

Lazarowski et al (1997) Direct demonstration of mechanically induced release of cellular UTP and its implication for uridine nucleotide receptor activation. J.Biol.Chem. 272 24328 PMID: 9305892

Kuehn et al (2011) Prostaglandin E2 activates and utilizes mTORC2 as a central signaling locus for the regulation of mast cell chemotaxis and mediator release. J.Biol.Chem. 286 391 PMID: 20980255

De Gendt et al (1996) The use of calcein acetomethylester (AM)-labelled polymorphonuclear cells in a polycarbonate filter chemotaxis assay. Clin.Chim.Acta. 249 189 PMID: 8737602


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