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What is the best way to administer D-Luciferin potassium salt for in vivo bioluminescent imaging?

Posted March 9, 2018

Should I inject it intravenously, intramuscularly or intraperitoneally?


You can administer D-Luciferin potassium salt all three ways intravenously, intramuscularly or intraperitoneally. The recommended dosage is 150 mg/kg in 10 mL/kg volume (15mg/mL solution). See the detailed protocol below for administering D-Luciferin intravenously.

Additional resources

D-Luciferin potassium salt Product Page

Luciferin Intravenous Injection Protocol