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DiOC6(3)

DiOC6(3) (3,3′-Dihexyloxacarbocyanine,iodide) is a green fluorescent membrane dye that has been used to stain the ER in both live and fixed cells (1,2). The dye has also been used to study structural interactions and dynamics of the ER in neurons (3,4) and yeast (5).

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CAS number

53213-82-4

Cellular localization

Mitochondria

For live or fixed cells

For live/intact cells

Assay type/options

Real-time imaging

Potential dependence

Slow response (translational) membrane potential dye

Colors

Green

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Product Description

DiOC6(3) (3,3′-Dihexyloxacarbocyanine,iodide) is a green fluorescent membrane dye that has been used to stain the ER in both live and fixed cells (1,2). The dye has also been used to study structural interactions and dynamics of the ER in neurons (3,4) and yeast (5). In addition, the dye is widely used as a membrane potential dye (6).

  • λExEm (MeOH) = 484/501 nm
  • Orange solid soluble in DMSO or DMF
  • Store at 4°C and protect from light, especially in solution
  • C29H37IN2O2
  • MW: 572.53
  • [53213-82-4]

 

References

1. J Cell Biol 103, 1557 (1986).

2. Cell 38, 101 (1984).

3. J Cell Biol 127, 1021 (1994).

4. Nature, 310, 53 (1984).

5. Cell Motil Cytoskel 25, 111 (1993).

 

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