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Biological Activity for FITC
FITC is a fluorescent reagent for the labeling of amines. Excitation maximum ~ 495 nm; emission maximum ~ 525 nm.
Optical Data for FITC
|Extinction Coefficient (ε)||75000 M-1cm-1|
|Quantum Yield (φ)||0.92|
|Closest Laser line||488 nm|
|Correction Factor 280||0.35|
|Application||Flow Cytometry, Immunofluorescence (IHC, ICC), Fluorescence Microscopy|
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Technical Data for FITC
|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 FITC
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for FITC
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.
|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|
References for FITC
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
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FITC include:
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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