Calcein AM

Cell permeable dye used to evaluate cell viability
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4892-010-01
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Calcein AM Summary

Calcein AM is a cell-permeant dye that can be used to determine cell viability and/or cytotoxicity in most eukaryotic cells.

What is Calcein AM?

Calcein AM (structure A) is a non-fluorescent, hydrophilic compound that easily permeates intact, live cells. The hydrolysis of Calcein AM by intracellular esterases produces calcein (structure B), a hydrophilic, strongly fluorescent compound that is well-retained in the cell cytoplasm. Cells grown in black-walled plates can be stained and quantified in less than two hours.

Specifications

Shipping Conditions
The product is shipped with dry ice or equivalent. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended on the product label.
Storage
Store the unopened product at -20 to -70 °C. Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles. Do not use past expiration date.
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Limitations

For research use only. Not for diagnositic use.

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Citations for Calcein AM

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  1. Vascular-endothelial response to IDH1 mutant fibrosarcoma secretome and metabolite: implications on cancer microenvironment
    Authors: MJ Mao, DE Leonardi
    Am J Cancer Res, 2019;9(1):122-133.  2019
  2. Tubuloids derived from human adult kidney and urine for personalized disease modeling
    Authors: F Schutgens, MB Rookmaaker, T Margaritis, A Rios, C Ammerlaan, J Jansen, L Gijzen, M Vormann, A Vonk, M Viveen, FY Yengej, S Derakhshan, KM de Winter-, B Artegiani, R van Boxtel, E Cuppen, APA Hendrickx, MM van den He, E Heitzer, H Lanz, J Beekman, JL Murk, R Masereeuw, F Holstege, J Drost, MC Verhaar, H Clevers
    Nat. Biotechnol., 2019;37(3):303-313.  2019

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Calcein AM
By Anonymous on 02/17/2021
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Robust signal. Cells were treated with drug A for 48 hrs. The fluorescence of Calcein was measured using a plate reader.


Calcein AM
By Anonymous on 09/17/2018
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Samples were drugged and measured on plate reader after 5 days. The count of florescent cells was plotted against concentration to measure effect


Calcein AM
By Anonymous on 04/25/2018
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Cell staining with Calcein AM, healthy cells bright under microscope