SMCy 5.5

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SMCy 5.5 | CAS No. 2417507-09-4 | Fluorescent Lipids Probes and Cell Membrane Stains
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Description: Fluorogenic fluorescent probe for imaging lipid droplets; suitable for use with two-photon microscopy

Chemical Name: 6,8-Dicyclohexyl-4-((1E,3E,5E)-5-(1,1-dimethyl-3-(pent-4-yn-1-yl)-1,3-dihydro-2H-benzo[e]indol-2-ylidene)penta-1,3-dien-1-yl)-2,2-difluoro-2,8-dihydro-5H-1λ3,2λ4-[1,3,2]dioxaborinino[6,5-d]pyrimidine-5,7(6H)-dione

Purity: ≥95%

Product Details

Biological Activity

SMCy 5.5 is a fluorogenic fluorescent probe for imaging lipid droplets that exhibits sharp excitation and emission bands and high brightness. SMCy 5.5 is suitable for use with two-photon microscopy. It is useful for deep tissue imaging and 3D imaging. Excitation/emission maxima for SMCy 5.5 in THF are 643/672 nm; Quantum yield = 0.75; Extinction coefficient = 209,000 M-1 cm-1. SMCy 5.5 displays high two-photon absoprtion (TPA) cross-section values (13330 GM and 10400 GM at 770 and 820 nm, respectively). The probe also has a click reactive handle.

Optical Data for SMCy 5.5

SMCy 5.5 Dye Spectra
Emission Color Far Red
λabs 636 nm
λem 660 nm
Extinction Coefficient (ε) 194,000 M-1cm-1
Quantum Yield (φ) 1
Closest Laser line 640 nm
Reactive Group Alkyne
Reactivity Click
Cell Permeable Yes
Application 2PE fluorescence Imaging, deep tissue imaging, 3D imaging

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO
Store at -20°C

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