BDY TR-X, SE
Chemical Name: (T-4)-[N-[6-[(2,5-Dioxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)oxy]-6-oxohexyl]-2-[4-[5-[[5-(2-thienyl)-2H-pyrrol-2-ylidene-κN]methyl]-1H-pyrrol-2-yl-κN]phenoxy]acetamidato]difluoroboron
Biological ActivityBDY TR-X, SE is a fluorescent orange BDY (BODIPY® or boron-dipyrromethene) dye for the labeling of amines. Exhibits similar excitation and emission spectra to dye Texas Red®. Displays high fluorescence quantum yield and high extinction coefficient and is relatively insensitive to pH change. This dye contains a seven-atom aminohexanoyl ("X") spacer between the fluorophore and the NHS ester group, reducing the potential for interactions between the fluorophore and conjugated biomolecule. The hydrophobic nature of BDY TR-X makes it ideal for labeling lipids and cell membranes. BDY TR-X also exhibits narrow emission bandwidths and has a relatively long excited-state lifetime, making it ideal for fluorescence polarization assays and two-photon excitation (TPE) microscopy. Excitation maximum ~588 nM; emission maximum ~616 nM.
For more information on how BDY TR-X, SE may be used, see our protocol: Conjugation Protocol for Amine Reactive Dyes.
BODIPY® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes.
Optical Data for BDY TR-X, SE
|Extinction Coefficient (ε)||68000 M-1cm-1|
|Quantum Yield (φ)||0.9|
|Reactive Group||NHS ester|
|Correction Factor 260||0.15|
|Correction Factor 280||0.19|
|Application||Confocal fluorescence p, fluorescence polarization assays and two-photon excitation (TPE) microscopy|
|Alternative For||5-TAMRA; Alexa Fluor 555; DyLight 549; TRITC|
Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc, a Thermo Fisher Scientific Company.
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