FITC

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Cat.No. 5440 - FITC | C21H11NO5S | CAS No. 3326-32-7
Description: Green fluorescent dye
Alternative Names: Fluorescein-5-Isothiocyanate, FITC Isomer 1
Chemical Name: 3',6'-Dihydroxy-5-isothiocyanatospiro[isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-[9H]xanthen]-3-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
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Citations (1)
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Literature (1)

Biological Activity

Fluorescent reagent for the labeling of amines. Excitation maximum ~ 495 nm; emission maximum ~ 525 nm.

Optical Data for FITC

FITC Dye Spectra
Emission Color Green
Brightness
λabs 495 nm
λem 525 nm
Extinction Coefficient (ε) 75000 M-1cm-1
Quantum Yield (φ) 0.92
Closest Laser line 488 nm
Reactive Group Isothiocyanate
Reactivity Primary amines
Cell Permeable Yes

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Technical Data

M. Wt 389.38
Formula C21H11NO5S
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 3326-32-7
PubChem ID 18730
InChI Key MHMNJMPURVTYEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles OC1=CC=C(C2(C(C=CC(N=C=S)=C3)=C3C(O2)=O)C(C=CC(O)=C4)=C4O5)C5=C1

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

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 38.94 100
ethanol 7.79 20

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 389.38. 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 2.57 mL 12.84 mL 25.68 mL
5 mM 0.51 mL 2.57 mL 5.14 mL
10 mM 0.26 mL 1.28 mL 2.57 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.26 mL 0.51 mL

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References

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

Yang et al (2014) A novel CXCR4-selective high-affinity fluorescent probe and its application in competitive binding assays. Biochemistry 53 4881 PMID: 25058910


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1 Citation for FITC

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Meyer et al (2012) Lipidic nanocapsule drug delivery: neuronal protection for cochlear implant optimization. Int J Nanomedicine 7 2449 PMID: 22654517


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