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ReadiUse™ MTS Reagent *50 mM aqueous solution*

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Physical properties
Molecular weight487.51
SolventWater
Storage, safety and handling
H-phraseH303, H313, H333
Hazard symbolXN
Intended useResearch Use Only (RUO)
R-phraseR20, R21, R22
StorageRefrigerated (2-8 °C); Minimize light exposure
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CAS
138169-43-4
Molecular weight
487.51
MTS reagent is one of the most common water-soluble tetrazolium reagents that are widely used to quantify cell viability by absorption spectrophotometry. A variety of tetrazolium inner salts are used for determining cell viability in proliferation assays by monitoring their color changes. Metabolically active cells reduce colorless tetrazolium inner salts into the colored formazan products that might be either soluble or insoluble in cell culture media depending on the structures of tetrazolium reagents. The conversion of tetrazolium inner salts to formazans is thought to be carried out by NAD(P)H-dependent dehydrogenase enzymes.

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Common stock solution preparation

Table 1. Volume of Water needed to reconstitute specific mass of ReadiUse™ MTS Reagent *50 mM aqueous solution* 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 mM205.124 µL1.026 mL2.051 mL10.256 mL20.512 mL
5 mM41.025 µL205.124 µL410.248 µL2.051 mL4.102 mL
10 mM20.512 µL102.562 µL205.124 µL1.026 mL2.051 mL

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