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Cyanine 5, SE
Biological Activity for Cyanine 5, SE
Cyanine 5, SE is a red fluorescent dye for the labeling of amines. Excitation maximum ~649 nm; emission maximum ~666 nm.
For more information on how Cyanine 5, SE may be used, see our protocol: Conjugation Protocol for Amine Reactive Dyes.
Optical Data for Cyanine 5, SE
|Extinction Coefficient (ε)||250000 M-1cm-1|
|Quantum Yield (φ)||0.2|
|Closest Laser line||647 nm|
|Reactive Group||NHS ester|
|Correction Factor 260||0.03|
|Correction Factor 280||0.04|
|Application||Fluorescence Microscopy, Confocal Microscopy|
|Alternative For||Alexa Fluor 647; DyLight 649|
Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc, a Thermo Fisher Scientific Company.
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Technical Data for Cyanine 5, SE
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for Cyanine 5, SE
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Cyanine 5, SE
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 753.88. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||1.33 mL||6.63 mL||13.26 mL|
|5 mM||0.27 mL||1.33 mL||2.65 mL|
|10 mM||0.13 mL||0.66 mL||1.33 mL|
|50 mM||0.03 mL||0.13 mL||0.27 mL|
References for Cyanine 5, SE
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Shin et al (2014) Live-cell imaging of Pol II promoter activity to monitor gene expression with RNA IMAGEtag reporters. Nucleic Acids Res. 42 e90 PMID: 24753407
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1 Citation for Cyanine 5, SE
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Cyanine 5, SE include:
Erik A et al (2022) Directed Evolution of Fluorescent Proteins in Bacteria. Methods Mol Biol 2564 75-97 PMID: 36107338
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Protocols for Cyanine 5, SE
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