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5-VIC phosphoramidite

Chemical structure for 5-VIC phosphoramidite.
Chemical structure for 5-VIC phosphoramidite.
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Catalog Number6083
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ShippingStandard overnight for United States, inquire for international
Physical properties
Molecular weight1023.38
Spectral properties
Excitation (nm)526
Emission (nm)543
Storage, safety and handling
H-phraseH303, H313, H333
Hazard symbolXN
Intended useResearch Use Only (RUO)
R-phraseR20, R21, R22
StorageFreeze (< -15 °C); Minimize light exposure


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VIC is a fluorescent dye that was originally developed by Applied Biosystems (now, Thermofisher). VIC emits in the green-yellow part of the visible spectrum. It is used to fluorescently label oligonucleotides at the 5’-end (for use as probes in a variety of real-time PCR, hybridization, and fluorescence-based genetic analysis applications). VIC phosphoramidite is the most convenient building block to incorporate VIC tag into an oligonucleotide.


Common stock solution preparation

Table 1. Volume of MeCN needed to reconstitute specific mass of 5-VIC phosphoramidite to given concentration. Note that volume is only for preparing stock solution. Refer to sample experimental protocol for appropriate experimental/physiological buffers.

0.1 mg0.5 mg1 mg5 mg10 mg
1 mM97.715 µL488.577 µL977.154 µL4.886 mL9.772 mL
5 mM19.543 µL97.715 µL195.431 µL977.154 µL1.954 mL
10 mM9.772 µL48.858 µL97.715 µL488.577 µL977.154 µL

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Spectral properties

Excitation (nm)526
Emission (nm)543