Fluorescent Ca2+ indicator. Selective for Ca2+ over other divalent cations Mg2+, Zn2+, Fe2+ and Mn2+. Used to determine intracellular Ca2+ concentration.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1001.85. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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 mL||4.99 mL||9.98 mL|
|5 mM||0.2 mL||1 mL||2 mL|
|10 mM||0.1 mL||0.5 mL||1 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.1 mL||0.2 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Grynkiewicz et al (1985) A new generation of Ca2+ indicators with greatly improved fluorescence properties. J.Biol.Chem. 260 3440 PMID: 3838314
Wang et al (2008) Sildenafil inhibits human pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell proliferation by decreasing capacitative Ca2+ entry. J.Pharmacol.Sci. 108 71 PMID: 18818482
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Keywords: Fluorescent Ca2+ indicator Probes Calcium Signaling Signalling Agents General Fluorescent Probes
2 Citations for FURA-2AM
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FURA-2AM include:
Luo et al (2015) Ketamine attenuates the Na+-dependent Ca2+ overload in rabbit ventricular myocytes in vitro by inhibiting late Na+ and L-type Ca2+ currents. Mol Neurodegener 36 1327 PMID: 26456586
Bayliss and Evans (2013) Characterisation of AmphiAmR11, an amphioxus (Branchiostoma floridae) D2-dopamine-like G protein-coupled receptor. PLoS One 8 e80833 PMID: 24265838
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