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Dyes for Mitochondria & Other Organelles

Biotium sells a range of dyes to stain organelles such as the mitochondria and lysosomes in cells. Many of the mitochondria dyes are dependent on mitochondrial membrane potential and can therefore be used to monitor membrane potential changes that occur during processes such as apoptosis.

MitoView™ Dyes stain the mitochondria in living cells. They come in 3 colors, including both membrane potential-dependent and -independent options.

We also offer a wide selection of classical potential-dependent mitochondrial dyes such as JC-1, TMRE, TMRM.

LysoView™ Dyes stain the lysosomes in living cells. Available in 5 colors, plus a novel UV-inducible version.

LipidSpot™ stains lipid droplets, cytoplasmic organelles involved in the storage and regulation of triglycerides and cholesterol esters.

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    4-Di-1-ASP

    From: $78 Sizes: 500 mgCatalog #: 70006

    4-Di-1-ASP is a styryl dye stains mitochondria of live cells. It has also been used to stain glioma cells in living brain tissues.

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    4-Di-1-ASP is a styryl dye stains mitochondria of live cells. It has also been used to stain glioma cells in living brain tissues.

     

    DASPEI

    From: $42 Sizes: 100 mgCatalog #: 70018

    DASPEI (2-(4-(Dimethylamino)styryl)-N-ethylpyridinium iodide) is used to stain mitochondria in live cells.

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    DASPEI (2-(4-(Dimethylamino)styryl)-N-ethylpyridinium iodide) is used to stain mitochondria in live cells.

     

    Dihydrorhodamine 123

    From: $116 Sizes: 10 mgCatalog #: 10055

    Dihydrorhodamine 123 is the reduced form of rhodamine 123 (70010), which is a commonly used fluorescent mitochondrial dye.

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    Dihydrorhodamine 123 is the reduced form of rhodamine 123 (70010), which is a commonly used fluorescent mitochondrial dye.

     

    Dihydrorhodamine 123, Dihydrochloride Salt

    From: $127 Sizes: 20 x 500 ug, 10 mgCatalog #: 10056, - 10056-1View allHide

    Dihydrorhodamine 123 dihydrochloride is functionally equivalent to dihydrorhodamine 123 (10055) but with increased stability toward air oxidation and light during storage.

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    Dihydrorhodamine 123 dihydrochloride is functionally equivalent to dihydrorhodamine 123 (10055) but with increased stability toward air oxidation and light during storage.

     

    DiIC1(5) (1,1′-dimethyl-3,3,3′,3′-tetramethylindodicarbocyanine, iodide)

    From: $116 Sizes: 100 mgCatalog #: 70015

    The carbocyanine dye DiIC1(5) has been used to measure mitochondrial membrane potential in apoptotic cells. Loss of membrane potential in apoptotic cells is reflected by a decrease of fluorescence signal in the infrared channel.

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    The carbocyanine dye DiIC1(5) has been used to measure mitochondrial membrane potential in apoptotic cells. Loss of membrane potential in apoptotic cells is reflected by a decrease of fluorescence signal in the infrared channel.

     

    DiOC6(3)

    From: $132 Sizes: 100 mgCatalog #: 70009

    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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    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).

     

    JC-1 (chloride salt)

    From: $163 Sizes: 5 mgCatalog #: 70011

    JC-1 (5,5′,6,6′-Tetrachloro-1,1′,3,3′-tetraethylbenzimidazolylcarbocyanine chloride) is a mitochondrial dye that stains mitochondria in living cells in a membrane potential-dependent fashion.JC-1 monomer is in equilibrium with so-called J-aggregates, which are favored at higher dye concentration or higher mitochondrial membrane potential.

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    JC-1 (5,5′,6,6′-Tetrachloro-1,1′,3,3′-tetraethylbenzimidazolylcarbocyanine chloride) is a mitochondrial dye that stains mitochondria in living cells in a membrane potential-dependent fashion.JC-1 monomer is in equilibrium with so-called J-aggregates, which are favored at higher dye concentration or higher mitochondrial membrane potential.

     

    JC-1 (iodide salt)

    From: $163 Sizes: 5 mgCatalog #: 70014

    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.

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    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.

     

    JC-1 Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Detection Kit

    From: $70 Sizes: Trial size (25 assays), 100 assaysCatalog #: 30001, - 30001-TView allHide

    JC-1 Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Detection Kit is used to measure mitochondrial membrane potential changes in cells.

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    JC-1 Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Detection Kit is used to measure mitochondrial membrane potential changes in cells.

     

    Light-on LysoView™ 555

    From: $40 Sizes: 10 uL, 50 uLCatalog #: 70060, - 70060-TView allHide

    Light-On LysoView™ 555 is a red fluorogenic lysosome dye with pH-dependent fluorescence. Light-On LysoView™ dye is unique among commercially available lysosomotropic dyes in that its fluorescence in cells is activated by exposure to UV excitation.

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    Light-On LysoView™ 555 is a red fluorogenic lysosome dye with pH-dependent fluorescence. Light-On LysoView™ dye is unique among commercially available lysosomotropic dyes in that its fluorescence in cells is activated by exposure to UV excitation.

     

    LipidSpot™ Lipid Droplet Stains

    From: $60 Sizes: 20 uL, 125 uLCatalog #: 70065-T, 70065, 70069-T, - 70069View allHide

    LipidSpot™ Dyes rapidly stains lipid droplets in live cells or fixed cells, with no wash step required. Available with green or red/far-red fluorescence.

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    LipidSpot™ Dyes rapidly stains lipid droplets in live cells or fixed cells, with no wash step required. Available with green or red/far-red fluorescence.

     

    LysoView™ Dyes

    From: $40 Sizes: Trial size (10 uL), 50 uL, Trial size (1 vial), Set of 10 vialsCatalog #: 70058, 70061, 70061-T, 70058-T, 70059-T, 70059, 70067, 70067-T, 70066, - 70066-TView allHide

    LysoView™ dyes label lysosomes in live cells, and are available with blue, green, visible red, and far-red fluorescence. Far-red LysoView™ 650 is compatible with super-resolution imaging by STED and SIM. Note: LysoView™650 (70059 and 70059-T) is temporarily unavailable.

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    LysoView™ dyes label lysosomes in live cells, and are available with blue, green, visible red, and far-red fluorescence. Far-red LysoView™ 650 is compatible with super-resolution imaging by STED and SIM. Note: LysoView™650 (70059 and 70059-T) is temporarily unavailable.

     

    MitoView™ Dyes

    From: $40 Sizes: Trial size (50 ug), 20 x 50 ugCatalog #: 70070, 70054, 70055, 70070-T, 70054-T, 70055-T, 70068, - 70068-TView allHide

    MitoView™ dyes are fluorogenic mitochondrial stains for live cells. The dyes rapidly accumulate in mitochondria and can be imaged without washing. They are available with blue, green, far-red, and near-infrared fluorescence.

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    MitoView™ dyes are fluorogenic mitochondrial stains for live cells. The dyes rapidly accumulate in mitochondria and can be imaged without washing. They are available with blue, green, far-red, and near-infrared fluorescence.

     

    NBD C6-Ceramide

    From: $210 Sizes: 1 mgCatalog #: 60030

    NBD C6-ceramide (6-((N-(7-nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazol-4-yl)amino)hexanoyl)sphingosine) has been used for following sphingolipid metabolism in cells, and as a selective stain for the Golgi apparatus in live and fixed cells.

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    NBD C6-ceramide (6-((N-(7-nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazol-4-yl)amino)hexanoyl)sphingosine) has been used for following sphingolipid metabolism in cells, and as a selective stain for the Golgi apparatus in live and fixed cells.

     

    Nonyl Acridine Orange (NAO)

    From: $79 Sizes: 50 mgCatalog #: 70012

    NAO is a mitochondrial dye whose staining is not dependent on mitochondrial membrane potential,unlike JC-1 (70011) and Rhodamine 123 (70010).

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    NAO is a mitochondrial dye whose staining is not dependent on mitochondrial membrane potential,unlike JC-1 (70011) and Rhodamine 123 (70010).

     

    NucView® 488 and MitoView™ 633 Apoptosis Assay Kit

    From: $341 Sizes: 100 assaysCatalog #: 30062

    This kit contains the NucView®488 Caspase-3 Substrate and the MitoView™633 mitochondrial dye. The kit provides a convenient tool for profiling apoptotic cells based on caspase-3 activity and changes in the mitochondrial membrane potential using either fluorescence microscopy or flow cytometry.

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    This kit contains the NucView®488 Caspase-3 Substrate and the MitoView™633 mitochondrial dye. The kit provides a convenient tool for profiling apoptotic cells based on caspase-3 activity and changes in the mitochondrial membrane potential using either fluorescence microscopy or flow cytometry.