Sulfo-Cyanine3 carboxylic acid

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11390 1 mg $110.00 in stock
21390 5 mg $210.00 in stock
41390 25 mg $410.00 in stock
51390 50 mg $695.00 in stock
61390 100 mg $1190.00 in stock

Water soluble sulfo-Cyanine3 dye, free unactivated monofunctional carboxylic acid. This reagent can be used as a reference fluorophore for Cy3® detection channel, as a control in experiments with other sulfo-Cyanine3 labeled products. Carboxylic acid can be also activated with carbodiimides.

Absorbance and emission spectra are identical with Cy3® fluorophore.

Sulfo-Cyanine3 absorbance and emission spectra

Sulfo-Cyanine3 absorbance and emission spectra

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General properties

Appearance: dark red crystals
Molecular weight: 654.84
CAS number: 1121756-11-3 (inner salt); 1941997-61-0 (sodium salt)
Molecular formula: C30H35N2KO8S2
IUPAC name: 3H-​Indolium, 2-​[3-​[1-​(5-​carboxypentyl)​-​1,​3-​dihydro-​3,​3-​dimethyl-​5-​sulfo-​2H-​indol-​2-​ylidene]​-​1-​propen-​1-​yl]​-​1,​3,​3-​trimethyl-​5-​sulfo-​, inner salt, potassium salt
Solubility: Well soluble in water, DMF, DMSO (0.55 M = 360 g/L). Practically insoluble in non-polar organic solvents.
Quality control: NMR 1H, HPLC-MS (95%)
Storage conditions: Storage: 24 months after receival at -20°C in the dark. Transportation: at room temperature for up to 3 weeks. Avoid prolonged exposure to light.
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Product specifications

Spectral properties

Excitation/absorption maximum, nm: 548
ε, L⋅mol−1⋅cm−1: 162000
Emission maximum, nm: 563
Fluorescence quantum yield: 0.1
CF260: 0.03
CF280: 0.06

Product citations

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