Vector Laboratories is closed for the President’s Day on Monday, February 19th. We will be back in the office on Tuesday, February 20th.
We will respond to emails upon our return. Have a wonderful day.

MB 594 Maleimide (FP-1648)

[text-backorder]

Description

MB™ 594 is a very hydrophilic, water-soluble red fluorescent dye. Structurally related to Alexa Fluor® 594 dye, MB™ 594 dye contains an additional, negatively charged sulfo group (SO3H) to improve water solubility and minimize self-quenching. Characteristic features of MB™ 594 are strong absorption, high fluorescence quantum yield, high photostability, and pH insensitivity from pH 3 to pH 10. MB™ 594 is a highly suitable dye for single-molecule detection applications and high-resolution microscopy such as PALM, dSTORM, STED etc.

Maleimide is the most popular sulfhydryl-reactive reactive group for conjugating the dye to a thiol group on a protein, oligonucleotide thiophosphate, or low molecular weight ligand. The maleimide group specifically and efficiently reacts with reduced thiols (sulfhydryl groups, –SH) at pH 6.5 to 7.5 to form stable thioether bond. The resulting conjugates exhibit brighter fluorescence and greater photostability than the conjugates of many other spectrally similar fluorophores.

Specifications

Unit Size1 mg, 5 mg, 25 mg, 100 mg
ReactivityThiol (Cys)
Abs/Em Maxima601/623 nm
Extinction coefficient110,000 cm-1M-1
SolubilityWater, DMSO, DMF
Spectrally similar dyesAlexa Fluor® 594, CF® 594, Texas Red
Molecular weight996.06
Storage Conditions-20°C.
Shipping ConditionsAmbient temperature

Abs/Em Spectra

MB594

Protein Labeling Calculator

[protein-labeling-calculator]

Applicable patents and legal notices are available at legal notices.

How do I Request a Quote?

To request a quote for products:

  1.  Log in to VectorLabs.com
  2.  Add the items you wish to quote to the cart;
  3.  View your cart;
  4.  Click on the “Request a Quote” button found below the items in your cart;
  5.  Download your quote