Chemical Name: 9-(Diethylamino)-5H-benzo[a]phenoxazin-5-one
Biological ActivityNile red is a fluorogenic lipid membrane dye, which fluoresces in the hydrophobic environment of lipid membranes. Non-fluorescent in polar environments (e.g. water). Nile red is suitable for long-term monitoring of lipid dynamics in living cells. Excitation maximum = 552 nm; emission maximum = 636 nm in methanol.
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