Catalog Number: 4932
Chemical Name: (bis(2,2'-Bipyridine-N,N')trimethylphosphine)-(S)-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)ethylamino ruthenium(2+) dichloride complex
Biological Activity
RuBi-caged dopamine (Cat. No. 3548); exhibits two-photon sensitivity. Enables non-invasive, optical activation of dopamine receptors with the spatial resolution of a single dendritic spine. Does not display phototoxicity at a concentration of 300 μM.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    713.6
  • Formula:
    C31H36Cl2N5O2PRu
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 20 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
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.
Additional Information
Licensing Caveats:
Sold under licence from Columbia University
Background References
  1. Two-photon optical interrogation of individual dendritic spines with caged dopamine.
    Araya et al.
    ACS Chem. Neurosci. [Epub ahead of print], 2013;

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