Catalog Number: 5440
Alternate Names: Fluorescein-5-Isothiocyanate, FITC Isomer 1
Chemical Name: 3',6'-Dihydroxy-5-isothiocyanatospiro[isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-[9H]xanthen]-3-one
Biological Activity
Fluorescent reagent for the labeling of amines. Excitation maximum ~ 495 nm; emission maximum ~ 525 nm.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    389.38
  • Formula:
    C21H11NO5S
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 20 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    3326-32-7
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. A novel CXCR4-selective high-affinity fluorescent probe and its application in competitive binding assays.
    Yang et al.
    Biochemistry, 2014;53:4881
Citations:

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FITC include:

1 Citations: Showing 1 - 1

  1. Lipidic nanocapsule drug delivery: neuronal protection for cochlear implant optimization.
    Authors: Meyer Et al.
    Int J Nanomedicine 2012;7:2449

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