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AMCA acid *CAS#: 106562-32-7*

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Physical properties
Molecular weight233.22
Spectral properties
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.153
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)19000
Excitation (nm)346
Emission (nm)434
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


See also: Coumarins
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AMCA is one of the brightest blue fluorescent labeling dyes. It can be well excited at 365 nm. It is quite photostable, and its fluorescence is pH-independent from pH 4 to 10.


Common stock solution preparation

Table 1. Volume of DMSO needed to reconstitute specific mass of AMCA acid *CAS#: 106562-32-7* 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 mM428.78 µL2.144 mL4.288 mL21.439 mL42.878 mL
5 mM85.756 µL428.78 µL857.559 µL4.288 mL8.576 mL
10 mM42.878 µL214.39 µL428.78 µL2.144 mL4.288 mL

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Spectral properties

Correction Factor (280 nm)0.153
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)19000
Excitation (nm)346
Emission (nm)434

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