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Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate

Chemical structure for Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate
Chemical structure for Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate
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Physical properties
Molecular weight1400
SolventDMSO
Spectral properties
Correction Factor (260 nm)0.48
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.77
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)370001
Excitation (nm)403
Emission (nm)427
Quantum yield0.911
Storage, safety and handling
H-phraseH301, H311, H331
Hazard symbolT
Intended useResearch Use Only (RUO)
R-phraseR23, R24, R25
StorageFreeze (< -15 °C); Minimize light exposure
UNSPSC12352200

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Molecular weight
1400
Correction Factor (260 nm)
0.48
Correction Factor (280 nm)
0.77
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)
370001
Excitation (nm)
403
Emission (nm)
427
Quantum yield
0.911
This blue fluorescent phalloidin conjugate (equivalent to Alexa Fluor® 405-labeled phalloidin) selectively binds to F-actins. Used at nanomolar concentrations, phalloidin derivatives are convenient probes for labeling, identifying and quantitating F-actins in formaldehyde-fixed and permeabilized tissue sections, cell cultures or cell-free experiments. Phalloidin binds to actin filaments much more tightly than to actin monomers, leading to a decrease in the rate constant for the dissociation of actin subunits from filament ends, essentially stabilizing actin filaments through the prevention of filament depolymerization. Moreover, phalloidin is found to inhibit the ATP hydrolysis activity of F-actin. Phalloidin functions differently at various concentrations in cells. When introduced into the cytoplasm at low concentrations, phalloidin recruits the less polymerized forms of cytoplasmic actin as well as filamin into stable "islands" of aggregated actin polymers, yet it does not interfere with stress fibers, i.e. thick bundles of microfilaments. The property of phalloidin is a useful tool for investigating the distribution of F-actin in cells by labeling phalloidin with fluorescent analogs and using them to stain actin filaments for light microscopy. Fluorescent derivatives of phalloidin have turned out to be enormously useful in localizing actin filaments in living or fixed cells as well as for visualizing individual actin filaments in vitro. Fluorescent phalloidin derivatives have been used as an important tool in the study of actin networks at high resolution. AAT Bioquest offers a variety of fluorescent phalloidin derivatives with different colors for multicolor imaging applications.

Example protocol


AT A GLANCE

Protocol Summary
  1. Prepare samples in microplate wells
  2. Remove liquid from samples in the plate
  3. Add Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate solution (100 μL/well)
  4. Stain the cells at room temperature for 20 to 90 minutes
  5. Wash the cells
  6. Examine the specimen under microscope with DAPI filter 
Important      Warm the vial to room temperature and centrifuge briefly before opening.

Storage and Handling Conditions
The solution should be stable for at least 6 months if store at -20 °C. Protect the fluorescent conjugates from light, and avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
Note     Phalloidin is toxic, although the amount of toxin present in a vial could be lethal only to a mosquito (LD50 of phalloidin = 2 mg/kg), it should be handled with care.

PREPARATION OF WORKING SOLUTION

Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate working solution
Add 1 µL of Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate solution to 1 mL of PBS with 1% BSA.
Note     The stock solution of phalloidin conjugate should be aliquoted and stored at -20 °C. protected from light.
Note     Different cell types might be stained differently. The concentration of phalloidin conjugate working solution should be prepared accordingly.

SAMPLE EXPERIMENTAL PROTOCOL

Stain the cells
  1. Perform formaldehyde fixation. Incubate cells with 3.0–4.0 % formaldehyde in PBS at room temperature for 10–30 minutes.
    Note     Avoid any methanol containing fixatives since methanol can disrupt actin during the fixation process. The preferred fixative is methanol-free formaldehyde.
  2. Rinse the fixed cells 2–3 times in PBS.
  3. Optional: Add 0.1% Triton X-100 in PBS into fixed cells for 3 to 5 minutes to increase permeability. Rinse the cells 2–3 times in PBS.
  4. Add 100 μL/well (96-well plate) of Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate working solution into the fixed cells, and stain the cells at room temperature for 20 to 90 minutes.
  5. Rinse cells gently with PBS 2 to 3 times to remove excess phalloidin conjugate before plating, sealing and imaging under microscope with DAPI filter set. 

Calculators


Common stock solution preparation

Table 1. Volume of DMSO needed to reconstitute specific mass of Phalloidin-iFluor™ 405 Conjugate 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 mM71.429 µL357.143 µL714.286 µL3.571 mL7.143 mL
5 mM14.286 µL71.429 µL142.857 µL714.286 µL1.429 mL
10 mM7.143 µL35.714 µL71.429 µL357.143 µL714.286 µL

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Spectral properties

Correction Factor (260 nm)0.48
Correction Factor (280 nm)0.77
Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)370001
Excitation (nm)403
Emission (nm)427
Quantum yield0.911

Product family


NameExcitation (nm)Emission (nm)Extinction coefficient (cm -1 M -1)Quantum yieldCorrection Factor (260 nm)Correction Factor (280 nm)
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 350 Conjugate3454502000010.9510.830.23
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 488 Conjugate4915167500010.910.210.11
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 514 Conjugate5115277500010.8310.2650.116
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 532 Conjugate5375609000010.6810.260.16
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 555 Conjugate55757010000010.6410.230.14
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 594 Conjugate58860418000010.5310.050.04
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 633 Conjugate64065425000010.2910.0620.044
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 647 Conjugate65667025000010.2510.030.03
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 680 Conjugate68470122000010.2310.0970.094
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 700 Conjugate69071322000010.2310.090.04
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 750 Conjugate75777927500010.1210.0440.039
Phalloidin-iFluor™ 790 Conjugate78781225000010.1310.10.09
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