Click-&-Go® EdU 555

Flow Cytometry Assay Kit, 50 assays • Discontinued

Catalog # 1387



Out of stock

The Click-&-Go® EdU 555 Flow Cytometry Assay Kit is a superior alternative to the traditional cell proliferation assays that use radioactive nucleosides, i.e., 3H-thymidine or antibody-based detection of the nucleoside analog bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU). EdU (5-ethynyl-2′-deoxyuridine) is a nucleoside analog of thymidine with a terminal alkyne group that is efficiently incorporated into DNA during active DNA synthesis. In the next step, newly synthesized EdU-labeled DNA is fluorescently labeled through a click reaction with the best-in-class orange fluorescent Azide 555 (Alexa Fluor® 555 Azide replacement). Standard flow cytometry methods are used for determining the percentage of S-phase cells in the population. Sufficient amounts of reagents are provided for 50 assays based on the provided protocol.

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Product Size
1 kit
Azide 555
Abs/Em Maxima
555/572 nm
Number of Reactions
Storage Condition
Shipping Condition
Ambient temperature


This product is provided under an intellectual property license from Life Technologies Corporation. The transfer of this product is conditioned on the buyer using the purchased product solely in research conducted by the buyer, excluding contract research or any fee for service research, and the buyer must not (1) use this product or its components for (a) diagnostic, therapeutic or prophylactic purposes; (b) testing, analysis or screening services, or information in return for compensation on a per-test basis; or (c) manufacturing or quality assurance or quality control, and/or (2) sell or transfer this product or its components for resale, whether or not resold for use in research. For information on purchasing a license to this product for purposes other than as described above, contact Life Technologies Corporation, 5781
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