AFDye 568 Azide

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1291-1
1 mg
$139.00
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1291-5
5 mg
$395.00
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1291-25
25 mg
$1,395.00
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AFDye™ 568 Azide is a bright, red-fluorescent azide-activated probe that reacts with terminal alkynes via a copper-catalyzed click reaction (CuAAC). It also reacts with strained cyclooctyne via a copper-free click chemistry reaction to form a stable triazole and does not require Cu-catalyst or elevated temperatures. AFDye™ 568 is optimally excited by the 568 nm laser line on the Ar-Kr mixed-gas laser.

Abs/Em Maxima
578/602 nm
Extinction Coefficient
88,000
Flow Cytometry Laser Line
532 nm or 568 nm
Microscopy Laser Line
532 nm or 568 nm
Spectrally Similar Dyes
Alexa Fluor® 568, CF® 568
Molecular weight
818.92
CAS
N/A
Solubility
Water, DMSO, DMF
Purity
>95% (HPLC)
Appearance
Red solid
Storage conditions
-20°C. Desiccate
Shipping conditions
Ambient temperature

AFDye™ 568 Azide is a bright, green-fluorescent azide-activated probe that reacts with terminal alkynes via a copper-catalyzed click reaction (CuAAC). It also reacts with strained cyclooctyne via a copper-free click chemistry reaction to form a stable triazole and does not require Cu-catalyst or elevated temperatures.

AFDye 568™ (Alexa Fluor® 568 equivalent) is a bright, and highly photostable, orange-fluorescent probe optimally excited by the 568 nm laser line on the Ar-Kr mixed-gas laser. This probe is water-soluble and its fluorescence is pH independent over a wide pH range. The brightness and photostability of this dye are best suited to direct imaging of low-abundance targets. AFDye™ 568 dye structurally is identical to Alexa Fluor® 568 Dye
and CF® 568 Dye.

Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Thermo Fisher Scientific. CF® Dyes is a registered trademark of Biotium Inc.

AFDye568

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