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Fluo-8L™, sodium salt

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Catalog Number21098
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Physical properties
Dissociation constant (Kd, nM)1900
Molecular weight828.54
SolventWater
Spectral properties
Correction Factor (260 nm)1.076
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.769
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)23430
Excitation (nm)495
Emission (nm)516
Quantum yield0.161
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
UNSPSC12352200

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Molecular weight
828.54
Dissociation constant (Kd, nM)
1900
Correction Factor (260 nm)
1.076
Correction Factor (280 nm)
0.769
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)
23430
Excitation (nm)
495
Emission (nm)
516
Quantum yield
0.161
Calcium measurements are critical for numerous biological investigations. Fluorescent probes that show spectral responses upon binding Ca2+ have enabled researchers to investigate changes in intracellular free Ca2+ concentrations by using fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, fluorescence spectroscopy, and fluorescence microplate readers. Fluo-3 AM and Fluo-4 AM are most commonly used among the visible light-excitable calcium indicators for live-cell calcium imaging. However, Fluo-3 AM and Fluo-4 AM are only moderately fluorescent in live cells upon esterase hydrolysis and require harsh cell loading conditions to maximize their cellular calcium responses. Fluo-8® dyes are developed to improve cell loading and calcium response while maintaining the convenient Fluo-3 and Fluo-4 spectral wavelengths of Ex/Em = ∼490/∼520 nm. Fluo-8® AM can be loaded into cells at room temperature, while Fluo-3 AM and Fluo-4 AM require 37°C for cell loading. In addition, Fluo-8® AM is two times brighter than Fluo-4 AM and four times brighter than Fluo-3 AM. AAT Bioquest offers a set of our outstanding Fluo-8® reagents with different calcium-binding affinities (Fluo-8® Kd = 389 nM; Fluo-8H™ Kd = 232 nM; Fluo-8L™ Kd = 1.86 µM; Fluo-8FF™ Kd = 10 µM). We also offer versatile packing sizes to meet your special needs (e.g., 1 mg, 10x50 µg, 20x50 µg, and HTS packages) with no additional packaging charge.

Calculators


Common stock solution preparation

Table 1. Volume of Water needed to reconstitute specific mass of Fluo-8L™, sodium salt 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 mM120.694 µL603.471 µL1.207 mL6.035 mL12.069 mL
5 mM24.139 µL120.694 µL241.388 µL1.207 mL2.414 mL
10 mM12.069 µL60.347 µL120.694 µL603.471 µL1.207 mL

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Spectral properties

Correction Factor (260 nm)1.076
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.769
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)23430
Excitation (nm)495
Emission (nm)516
Quantum yield0.161

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