trFluor™ Eu maleimide

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<p>Fluorescent dye maleimides are the most popular tool for conjugating dyes to a peptide, protein, antibody, thiol-modified oligonucleotide or nucleic acid through their SH group. Maleimides react readily with the thiol group of proteins, thiol-modified oligonucleotides, and other thiol-containing molecules under neutral conditions. The resulting dye conjugates are quite stable.</p>
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Related Labeling via Thiol Groups
Many biological compounds present in cells, serum or other biological fluids are naturally fluorescent, and thus the use of conventional, prompt fluorophores leads to serious limitations in assay sensitivity due to the high background caused by the autofluorescence of the biological molecules to be assayed. The use of long-lived fluorophores combined with time-resolved detection (a delay between excitation and emission detection) minimizes prompt fluorescence interferences. Our trFluor™ Eu probes enable time-resolved fluorometry (TRF) for the assays that require high sensitivity. These trFluor™ Eu probes have large Stokes shifts and extremely long emission half-lives when compared to more traditional fluorophores such as Alexa Fluor or cyanine dyes. Compared to the other TRF compounds, our trFluor™ Eu probes have relatively high stability, high emission yield and ability to be linked to biomolecules. Moreover, our trFluor™ Eu probes are insensitive to fluorescence quenching when conjugated to biological polymers such as antibodies.

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Table 1. Volume of DMSO needed to reconstitute specific mass of trFluor™ Eu maleimide to given concentration. Note that volume is only for preparing stock solution. Refer to sample experimental protocol for appropriate experimental/physiological buffers.

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