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TFAX 488, TFP
Amine reactive green fluorescent dye. Insensitive to pH in the range 4 - 10. Forms bright and photostable conjugates with proteins and antibodies. Less susceptible to spontaneous hydrolysis during conjugation reactions compared to SE or NHS dyes. Also displays greater stability compared to NHS and SE versions, typically lasting several hours. Suitable for use in flow cytometry, two-photon excitation microscopy (TPE), and super resolution microscopy techniques, such as dSTORM, SIM and STED. Excitation maximum = 495 nm; emission maximum = 515 nm; extinction coefficient = 73,000 M-1cm-1; quantum yield = 0.92.
Optical Data for TFAX 488, TFP
|Extinction Coefficient (ε)||73,000 M-1cm-1|
|Quantum Yield (φ)||0.92|
|Closest Laser line||488 nm|
|pH Sensitivity||pH insensitive pH 4-10|
|Application||flow cytometry, two-photon excitation microscopy, dSTORM, SIM, STED|
|Alternative For||Alexa Fluor® 488 TFP ester, AF 488, FITC, Cy2|
Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc, a Thermo Fisher Scientific Company.
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|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble in DMSO|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Schilling et al (2006) On the seeding and oligomerization of pGlu-amyloid peptides (in vitro). Biochemistry 45 12393 PMID: 17029395
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