Cyanine 5, SE
Chemical Name: 2-[5-[1-[6-[(2,5-Dioxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)oxy]-6-oxohexyl]-1,3-dihydro-3,3-dimethyl-5-sulfo-2H-indol-2-ylidene]-1,3-pentadien-1-yl]-1-ethyl-3,3-dimethyl-5-sulfo-3H-indolium, inner salt
Biological ActivityCyanine 5, SE is a red fluorescent dye for the labeling of amines. Excitation maximum ~649 nm; emission maximum ~666 nm.
For more information on how Cyanine 5, SE may be used, see our protocol: Conjugation Protocol for Amine Reactive Dyes.
Optical Data for Cyanine 5, SE
|Extinction Coefficient (ε)||250000 M-1cm-1|
|Quantum Yield (φ)||0.2|
|Closest Laser line||647 nm|
|Reactive Group||NHS ester|
|Correction Factor 260||0.03|
|Correction Factor 280||0.04|
|Alternative For||Alexa Fluor 647; DyLight 649|
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Live-cell imaging of Pol II promoter activity to monitor gene expression with RNA IMAGEtag reporters.
Shin et al.
Nucleic Acids Res., 2014;42:e90
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