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A probe for nitric oxide (NO) that forms a red (λ Em 580 nm) fluorescent precipitate after reacting with NO.

Product Attributes

CAS number



488/580 (After reaction with NO)

Molecular weight


Storage Conditions

Store at -10 to -35 °C, Protect from light, Desiccate

Molecular Formula: C14H12N2O6S

Catalog #
10 mg
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Product Description

DAA (1,2-Diaminoanthraquinone) reacts with nitric oxide (NO) to form a red (λ Em 580 nm) fluorescent precipitate.

  • Probe for nitric oxide (NO)
  • Reacts with NO to form a red fluorescent precipitate
  • C14H12N2O6S
  • Yellow-orange solid soluble in DMSO

DAA has been used to detect NO in cultured neurons and in rat retinas after injury to the optic nerve.

Molecular Structure:


  1. Neuroreport. 9, 4051 (1998) PMID: 9926846
  2. Microchim Acta 152, 35 (2005) DOI: 10.1007/s00604-005-0420-x

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