Rhod 2-AM

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Synonyms 9-[4-[bis[2-[(Acetyloxy)methoxy]-2-oxoet; Rhod-2 AM
Product Type Chemical
Properties
Formula C52H59BrN4O19
MW 1123.96
CAS 145037-81-6
Source/Host Chemicals Synthetic.
Purity Chemicals ≥80% (HPLC)
Appearance Red-purple solid.
Solubility Soluble in DMSO, DMF, methanol or chloroform.
Declaration Manufactured by Chemodex.
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Short Term Storage -20°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Handling Advice Keep cool and dry.
Protect from light and moisture.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20°C.
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Long-wavelength cell-permeant Ca2+ indicator. Rhod-2/AM is an acetoxymethyl ester derivative of Rhod 2 that can be easily loaded into cells via incubation and used for quantifying intracellular Ca2+ concentration allowing non-invasive measurement of calcium ions in live cells. This fluorogenic probe for intracellular Ca2+ operates in the visible spectrum. Rhod-2/AM itself does not bind Ca2+, but it is readily hydrolyzed to Rhod-2 by endogenous esterases once the dye enters cells. Rhod-2 is a valuable alternative to Fluo-3 to investigate changes in intracellular free Ca2+ concentrations, especially in cells and tissues that have high levels of autofluorescence. Rhod-2 has the longest fluorescent emission signal of the commonly used calcium indicators. It contains a rhodamine-like fluorophore, whose excitation and emission maxima make it suitable for use with argon and krypton laser. Its signal intensity is the strongest of all the calcium probes. Spectral Data: λex 550nm, λem 578nm in methanol; λex 549nm, λem 578nm in DMSO; λex 550nm, λem 570nm in Chloroform:Methanol (90:10).

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