IRDye® 800CW RGD Optical Probe

Manufacturer LI-COR Biosciences  |  Available Worldwide


Product Image
Buy Now

Place your order directly with the manufacturer.



0 Scientists have reviewed this product


Write the First Review

No Reviews

IRDye 800CW RGD Optical Probe is a near-infrared labeled BrightSite™ imaging agent specifically designed to target the overexpression of integrins on tumors.

Integrins are cell surface heterodimeric glycoproteins involved in cell-to-cell and cell-to-matrix interactions. The recognition motif, RGD (Arg-Gly-Asp), is a tripeptide sequence used to bind integrin receptors including αvβ3. Interest in using a labeled RGD peptide ligand for the study and/or monitoring of diseases related to the αvβ3 receptor over expression is increasing. Several groups have labeled RGD successfully with fluorescent dyes for in vitro and in vivo imaging.