3,3’-Dioctadecyloxacarbocyanine (Highly Pure)


Catalog Number: B2012347 (5 mg)
3,3’-Dioctadecyloxacarbocyanine (Highly Pure) is a high quality lipophilic fluorescent dye. This product has been used as molecular tool for various biochemical applications. It has also been used in a wide array of other chemical and immunological applications. Custom bulk amounts of this product are available upon request.

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3,3’-Dioctadecyloxacarbocyanine (Highly Pure)
Catalog number: B2012347
Lot number: Batch Dependent
Expiration Date: Batch dependent
Amount: 5 mg
Molecular Weight or Concentration: 881.7 g/mol
Supplied as: Powder
Applications: molecular tool for various biochemical applications
Storage: -20°C
Keywords: 3-octadecyl-2-[3-(3-octadecyl-2(3H)-benzoxazolylidene)-1-propen-1-yl]-benzoxazolium, monoperchlorate
Grade: Biotechnology grade. All products are highly pure. All solutions are made with Type I ultrapure water (resistivity >18 MΩ-cm) and are filtered through 0.22 um.

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