Ocean Blue, SE

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Cat.No. 6489 - Ocean Blue, SE | C14H7F2NO7 | CAS No. 215868-33-0
Description: Blue fluorescent dye; supplied as NHS ester
Chemical Name: 3-Carboxy-6,8-difluoro-7-hydroxycoumaryl succinimidyl ester
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
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Literature (1)

Biological Activity for Ocean Blue, SE

Ocean Blue, SE is a blue fluorescent dye. Conjugates of this dye are strongly fluorescent even at neutral pH. Excitation maximum = 405 nm; emission maximum = 455 nm; extinction coefficient = 36000 M-1cm-1; correction factor A280 = 0.15.

Optical Data for Ocean Blue, SE

Emission Color Blue
λabs 405 nm
λem 455 nm
Extinction Coefficient (ε) 36000 M-1cm-1
Correction Factor 280 0.15

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Technical Data for Ocean Blue, SE

M. Wt 339.2
Formula C14H7F2NO7
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 215868-33-0
PubChem ID 56927770
Smiles OC1=C(C=C2C=C(C(OC2=C1F)=O)C(ON3C(CCC3=O)=O)=O)F

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Solubility Data for Ocean Blue, SE

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 3.39 10

Preparing Stock Solutions for Ocean Blue, SE

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 339.2. 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
0.1 mM 29.48 mL 147.41 mL 294.81 mL
0.5 mM 5.9 mL 29.48 mL 58.96 mL
1 mM 2.95 mL 14.74 mL 29.48 mL
5 mM 0.59 mL 2.95 mL 5.9 mL

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References for Ocean Blue, SE

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

Sun et al (1998) Synthesis of novel fluorinated coumarins: excellent UV-light excitable fluorescent dyes. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 8 3107 PMID: 9873685

Brandtzaeg et al (1998) The increasing power of immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry. J.Immunol.Methods 216 49 PMID: 9760215

Haugland et al (2001) Antibody conjugates for cell biology. Curr.Protoc.Cell Biol. PMID: 18228336

Cox et al (2004) Fluorescent DNA hybridization probe preparation using amine modification and reactive dye coupling. Biotechniques 36 114 PMID: 14740493

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Protocols for Ocean Blue, SE

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