This toxin reversibly blocks the sodium channels of neurons and has been a widely used tool for mechanistic studies of neurons, skeletal muscle, and cardiac muscle cells.
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α-Bungarotoxin, CF® Dye and Other Conjugates
Conjugates of α-Bungarotoxin labeled with a selection of our CF® dyes and other labels. Labeled α-bungarotoxin conjugates can be used for staining nicotinic acetylcholine receptors at neuromuscular junctions in tissue sections.
Cholera Toxin Subunit B CF® Dye Conjugates
Binds GM1 ganglioside in lipid rafts and is used as a retrograde neuronal tracer for live imaging or on fixed cells.
A highly selective actin filament stain for fixed and permeabilized cells. Labeled phalloidins have similar affinity for both large and small filaments.
Nerve Terminal Staining Kits
Nerve Terminal Staining Kits contain Biotium's nerve terminal dyes and accessories for washing away or quenching extracellular dye fluorescence.
Transferrin (human) CF® Dye Conjugates
Labeled human transferrin is used for microscopic studies of the endosomal pathway and/or transferrin uptake studies.
JC-1 (iodide salt)
JC-1 (5,5′,6,6′-Tetrachloro-1,1′,3,3′-tetraethylbenzimidazolylcarbocyanine, iodide) is a mitochondrial dye that stains mitochondria in living cells in a membrane potential-dependent fashion. JC-1monomer is in equilibrium with so-called J-aggregates, which are favored at higher dye concentration or higher mitochondrial membrane potential.