CellVue® Fluorescent Imaging Kits use proprietary labeling technology to stably incorporate fluorescent dyes containing long aliphatic hydrocarbon tails into lipid membranes. They are useful for res...read more
CellVue® Fluorescent Imaging Kits use proprietary labeling technology to stably incorporate fluorescent dyes containing long aliphatic hydrocarbon tails into lipid membranes. They are useful for researchers working in all aspects of science and technology where fluorescently labeled cells and/or tissues are required.
The molecular structure of CellVue® dyes consist of long aliphatic hydrocarbon tails linked to a polar fluorescent chromophore. These extremely lipophilic fluorescent dyes rapidly and stably integrate into the phospholipid membrane of cells or other membrane-containing bioparticles by non-covalent interactions. The dyes are stably maintained within the lipid bilayer through strong hydrophobic interactions and do not transfer into the unstained membranes of adjacent cells. This characteristic permits a labeled cell to be tracked for extended periods of time. The rapid incorporation of the dye also allows for immediate analysis of cell functions without any waiting period. The pattern of fluorescence staining within the membrane may vary depending on the cell type. All of the dyes are designed to be biocompatible at optimized concentrations.
Write a review
Sharing your experience will help scientists like you. Achieve Reviewer Status and Win an iPad air (All reviews published will be entered into the next drawing on May 30th 2014).
Why make an enquiry with SelectScience?
EASY It’s quick and simple to do
FAST Your enquiry will be delivered straight to the manufacturer
FREE You’re under no obligation
SECURE We only pass your details on to trusted suppliers at your request
SAVE TIME Submit your details once and make multiple enquiries