D-Luciferin sodium salt

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Description: Firefly luciferase substrate; cell permeable.
Chemical Name: (4S)-4,5-Dihydro-2-(6-hydroxy-2-benzothiazolyl)-4-thiazolecarboxylic acid sodium salt
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for D-Luciferin sodium salt

D-Luciferin sodium salt is a firefly luciferase substrate (Km = ~2 μM). Used in many standard bioluminescence imaging (BLI) techniques, including monitoring tumour growth, and investigating intracellular signaling activity in vitro and in vivo. Cell permeable. Emission maximum = 562 nm.

Optical Data for D-Luciferin sodium salt

D-Luciferin sodium salt Dye Spectra
Emission Color Green
λem 562 nm
Cell Permeable Yes
Application Bioluminescence Imaging (BLI) Techniques, including monitoring tumor growth

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Technical Data for D-Luciferin sodium salt

M. Wt 302.3
Formula C11H7N2NaO3S2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 103404-75-7
PubChem ID 23710675
Smiles OC1=CC2=C(N=C(C3=N[C@@H]([C@@]([O-])=O)CS3)S2)C=C1.[Na+]

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Solubility Data for D-Luciferin sodium salt

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 30.23 100
DMSO 30.23 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for D-Luciferin sodium salt

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 302.3. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.31 mL 16.54 mL 33.08 mL
5 mM 0.66 mL 3.31 mL 6.62 mL
10 mM 0.33 mL 1.65 mL 3.31 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.33 mL 0.66 mL

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References for D-Luciferin sodium salt

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

Keyaerts et al (2008) Dynamic bioluminescence imaging for quantitative tumour burden assessment using IV or IP administration of D: -luciferin: effect on intensity, time kinetics and repeatability of photon emission. Eur.J.Nucl.Med.Mol.Imaging. 35 999 PMID: 18180921

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D-Luciferin was used to assess ATP availability in cellular assays.
By Sam Sreshtha on 08/18/2019
Species: Human

D-Luciferin was used to assess ATP availability in cellular assays.The fluorescent images were distinguishable and publish worthy.

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