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AQuora® 488-NHS Ester (QBD-11083LF)

Description

AQuora® 488-NHS Ester is an amine-reactive fluorophore engineered with SuperHydrophilic™ technology designed to improve solubility during labeling and of the dye labeled conjugate. As a result, the dye labeled conjugates made with AQuora® 488-NHS Ester yield enhanced signal and signal-to-noise ratios in fluorescence-based applications including fluorescent western blotting, fluorescence-based microscopy, flow cytometry, and cell-based assays. AQuora® 488-NHS Ester is a xanthene-based dye with photophysical properties comparable to Alexa Fluor® 488 & DyLight® 488.

This AQuora® 488-NHS Ester dye is activated with a N-hydroxysuccinimide (NHS) ester group which reacts with free primary amines, such as the amines on the side chain of lysines, forming a stable amide bond.

Alexa Fluor® and DyLight® are registered trademarks of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Specifications

Unit Size1mg
FormatSolid
StorageStore at -20°C. Protect from light. May ship at ambient temperatures.
Country of OriginUnited States of America
LabelAQuora® 488
Excitation / Emission Maximum493 nm / 522 nm
A280 Correction Factor0.110
Reactive GroupNHS Ester
Extinction Coefficient73,000
Spectrally Similar DyesAlexa Fluor® 488 & DyLight® 488
Molecular Weight1250

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