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iFluor® 488 alkyne

Click chemistry is a method for attaching a probe or substrate of interest to a specific biomolecule, a process called bioconjugation. The possibility of attaching fluorophores and other reporter molecules has made click chemistry a very powerful tool for identifying, locating, and characterizing both old and new biomolecules. The classic click reaction is the copper-catalyzed reaction of an azide with an alkyne to form a 5-membered heteroatom ring, this reaction is commonly called Cu(I)-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition (CuAAC). The iFluor® 488 dyes are an excellent replacement to the Alexa Fluor dyes that have the identical spectral properties.
Click chemistry is a method for attaching a probe or substrate of interest to a specific biomolecule, a process called bioconjugation. The possibility of attaching fluorophores and other reporter molecules has made click chemistry a very powerful tool for identifying, locating, and characterizing both old and new biomolecules. The classic click reaction is the copper-catalyzed reaction of an azide with an alkyne to form a 5-membered heteroatom ring, this reaction is commonly called Cu(I)-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition (CuAAC). The iFluor® 488 dyes are an excellent replacement to the Alexa Fluor dyes that have the identical spectral properties.
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Physical properties
Molecular weight773.92
SolventDMSO
Spectral properties
Correction Factor (260 nm)0.21
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.11
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)750001
Excitation (nm)491
Emission (nm)516
Quantum yield0.91
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
UNSPSC12171501

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Molecular weight
773.92
Correction Factor (260 nm)
0.21
Correction Factor (280 nm)
0.11
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)
750001
Excitation (nm)
491
Emission (nm)
516
Quantum yield
0.91
Although FITC is still the most popular fluorescent labeling dye for preparing green fluorescent bioconjugates, there are certain limitations with FITC, such as severe photobleaching for microscope imaging and pH-sensitive fluorescence. Protein conjugates prepared with iFluor® 488 dyes are far superior compared to conjugates of fluorescein derivatives such as FITC. iFluor® 488 conjugates are significantly brighter than fluorescein conjugates and are much more photostable. Additionally, the fluorescence of iFluor® 488 is not affected by pH (4-10). This pH insensitivity is a major improvement over fluorescein, which emits its maximum fluorescence only at pH above 9. iFluor® 488 alkyne dye is reasonably stable and shows good reactivity and selectivity with azide group for click chemistry applications (CuAAC). The iFluor® 488 dyes are an excellent replacement to the Alexa Fluor dyes that have the identical spectral properties ( Alexa Fluor® is the trademark of Invitrogen).

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Common stock solution preparation

Table 1. Volume of DMSO needed to reconstitute specific mass of iFluor® 488 alkyne 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 mM129.212 µL646.062 µL1.292 mL6.461 mL12.921 mL
5 mM25.842 µL129.212 µL258.425 µL1.292 mL2.584 mL
10 mM12.921 µL64.606 µL129.212 µL646.062 µL1.292 mL

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Spectral properties

Correction Factor (260 nm)0.21
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.11
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)750001
Excitation (nm)491
Emission (nm)516
Quantum yield0.91

Citations


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