6 TMR Tre

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6 TMR Tre | Fluorescent Probes for Imaging Bacteria
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Description: Fluorescent trehalose; selectively labels mycobacterial cell envelope

Chemical Name: 6-[4(3)-[3,6-bis(dimethylamino)xanthylium-9-yl]-3(4)-carboxybenzoyl]amino-6-deoxy-α,α-D-trehalose

Purity: ≥98%

Product Details

Biological Activity

6 TMR Tre is a fluorescent trehalose conjugate for imaging bacterial cell envelope. Selectively labels mycobacterial trehalose monomycolate (TMM). Allows real-time visualization of peptidoglycan and monomycolate dynamics at the single-cell level. Suitable for use with confocal and super-resolution microscopy.

Optical Data for 6 TMR Tre

Emission Color Yellow
λabs 532 nm
λem 580 nm

Technical Data

Soluble to 5 mg/ml in DMSO
Store at -20°C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Background References

  1. Acute modulation of mycobacterial cell envelope biogenesis by front-line tuberculosis drugs.
    Rodriguez-Rivera et al.
    Angew.Chem.Int.Ed., 2018;57:5267

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