Cy3 Amine

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Unit Size
Price (USD)
Availability
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1415-1
1 mg
$105.00
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1415-5
5 mg
$290.00
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1415-25
25 mg
$595.00
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1415-100
100 mg
$1,850.00
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Cy3 Amine is a carbonyl reactive building block used to modify carboxylic groups in the presence of activators (e.g. EDC, or DCC) or activated esters (e.g. NHS esters) through a stable amide bond. It also can be employed as a polar tracer and as a reactive dye for labeling proteins via a carboxylic acid moiety.

Abs/Em Maxima
553/569 nm
Extinction Coefficient
150,000
Flow Cytometry Laser Line
532, 555 or 568 nm
Microscopy Laser Line
532 or 555 nm
Spectrally Similar Dyes
Alexa Fluor® 555, Atto™ 555, CF® 555 Dye, DyLight®549
Molecular weight
672.86 (protonated)
CAS
n/a
Solubility
Water, DMSO, DMF
Purity
>95% (HPLC)
Appearance
Red solid
Storage conditions
-20°C. Desiccate
Shipping conditions
Ambient temperature

Cy3 Amine is a carbonyl reactive building block used to modify carboxylic groups in the presence of activators (e.g. EDC, or DCC) or activated esters (e.g. NHS esters) through a stable amide bond. It also can be employed as a polar tracer and as a reactive dye for labeling proteins via a carboxylic acid moiety.

Cy3 Amine (also sold under Sulfo-Cyanine3 Amine) is a bright, water-soluble, and pH insensitive from pH 4 to pH 10 orange-fluorescent dye. Cy3 conjugates of antibodies, peptides, and proteins can be excited using the 532 nm or 555 nm laser line and visualized with TRITC (tetramethylrhodamine) filter sets. Cy3 conjugates give less background than TAMRA and most other commonly used fluorescent dyes.

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