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6-TET Acid

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Physical properties
Molecular weight514.09
Spectral properties
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.13
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)73000
Excitation (nm)521
Emission (nm)542
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
Alternative formats
6-TET azide
6-TET alkyne


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6-TET is a fluorophore that is widely used in nucleic acid sequencing and related research. 6-TET acid is the most economic form to make a conjugate with amino-containing biomolecules.


Common stock solution preparation

Table 1. Volume of DMSO needed to reconstitute specific mass of 6-TET Acid 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 mM194.518 µL972.592 µL1.945 mL9.726 mL19.452 mL
5 mM38.904 µL194.518 µL389.037 µL1.945 mL3.89 mL
10 mM19.452 µL97.259 µL194.518 µL972.592 µL1.945 mL

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Spectral properties

Correction Factor (280 nm)0.13
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)73000
Excitation (nm)521
Emission (nm)542

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