Cyanine 555 is structurally identical to Cy®3 from GE Healthcare. Cyanine 555 with an aminooxy reactive group could be used to label a target molecule with an aldehyde or ketone group. Aminooxy group readily reacts with an aldehyde or ketone group to form a stable linkage without the use of a reducing agent.
- λEx/λEm (water) = 555/565 nm
- Dark blue solid soluble in water, DMF and DMSO
- Store at -20°C and protect from moisture and light
- MW: 931
Cy3 is a registered trademark of GE Healthcare.