Chemical Name: (4S)-2-[(1E,3E)-4-[4-(Dimethylamino)phenyl]-1,3-butadien-1-yl]-4,5-dihydro-4-thiazolecarboxylic acid hydrochloride
Biological ActivityNear-infrared red (NIR)-emission luciferin analog. Peak luminescence at 677 nM. ~40-fold brighter than the luciferin-luciferase system in vitro, and 100-1000 times brighter in vivo. Allows non-invasive visualization of single cells deep inside freely moving animals. Ideal for deep tissue applications. Water soluble (<40 mM), orally bioavailable and brain penetrant.
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A luciferin analogue generating near-infrared bioluminescence achieves highly sensitive deep-tissue imaging.
Kuchimaru et al.
Nat. Commun., 2016;7:11856
Unnaturally aglow with a bright inner light.
Nasu et al.
Single-cell bioluminescence imaging of deep tissue in freely moving animals.
Iwano et al.
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