PA Janelia Fluor® 646, SE
Photoactivatable fluorescent dye; supplied as an NHS ester for coupling to primary amine groups. Non-fluorescent until activated at 365 nm. Compatible with self-labeling tag systems (e.g. HaloTag® and SNAPtag® ). Suitable for single molecule tracking and super resolution microscopy in live cells, specifically live cell sptPALM and fixed cell PALM. Can be multiplexed with PA Janelia Fluor® 549, SE (Cat. No. 6149) to perform two-colour sptPALM in live cells with activation at 405nm. Cell permeable. Excitation maximum = 649 - 651 nm; emission maximum = 663 - 665 nm. Upon protein conjugation the efficiencies of photoconversion improve substantially. Low background staining.
HaloTag is a trademark of Promega Corporation, and SNAP-tag is a trademark of New England BioLabs, Inc.
Sold under license from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 617.74. 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|
|0.2 mM||8.09 mL||40.47 mL||80.94 mL|
|1 mM||1.62 mL||8.09 mL||16.19 mL|
|2 mM||0.81 mL||4.05 mL||8.09 mL|
|10 mM||0.16 mL||0.81 mL||1.62 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Grimm et al (2016) Bright photoactivatable fluorophores for single-molecule imaging. Nat.Methods 13 985 PMID: 27776112
Li et al (2016) Real-time imaging of Huntingtin aggregates diverting target search and gene transcription. eLife 5 e17056 PMID: 27484239
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This product was used to label recombinant proteins and image them with single molecule sensitivity. The degree of labeling achieved was 1.4 (average). The photoactivation efficiency of the dye is excellent and can be used to track a few molecules at a time, for long periods. The dye is highly photostable and can be used to track proteins for ~10-15 seconds under ideal tracking conditions. I attach here an image before and after photoactivation of the dye. Upon photoactivation, single dye molecules conjugated to the protein are visible.
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