Neuro-DiI was developed at Biotium as an alternative to the widely used fluorescent membrane probe DiI. Neuro-DiI has structural features that may make the probe diffuse faster than DiI on cell membranes and also may result in a more stable labeling.
Neuro-DiI was developed at Biotium as an alternative to the widely used fluorescent membrane probe DiI. Like Dilinoleyl DiI, Neuro-DiI has structural features that may make the probe diffuse faster than DiI on cell membranes. However, Neuro-DiI dye has saturated carbon chains, making it more hydrophobic than Dilinoleyl DiI, for potentially more stable labeling with less dye transfer between cells. Neuro-DiI has nearly identical absorption and emission wavelengths to those of DiI. We also offer Neuro-DiI in Vegetable Oil for microinjection studies. Also see our CellBrite™ Orange Cytoplasmic Membrane Dye, a ready-to-use dye solution for cell labeling.
- λEx/λEm (MeOH) = 549/565 nm
- ε = 148,000
- Red solid soluble at 1-2 mM (with heating) in DMF, DMSO, or ethanol
- Soluble at 1-2 mM in vegetable oil with heating and sonication
- Store at 4°C and protect from light
- MW: 1072
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