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Invitrogen™ Molecular Probes™ Click-iT™ RNA Alexa Fluor™ 488 Imaging Kit DFS Item

Detect global RNA transcription temporally and spatially in cells and tissues

Manufacturer:  Invitrogen™ LSC10329

Catalog No. C10329

Includes: The kit contains sufficient material for twenty-five 18 x 18 coverslips.



The Click-iT RNA Alexa Fluor 488 Imaging Kit enables detection of global RNA transcription temporally and spatially in cells and tissues (PNAS (2008) 105:15779-84). The ability to detect newly synthesized RNA or changes in RNA levels resulting from disease, environmental damage or drug treatments is an important aspect of toxicological profiling. Utilizing an alkyne-modified nucleoside, 5-ethynyl uridine (EU), and powerful click chemistry, newly synthesized RNA can be detected without the use of radioactivity or antibodies with a simple, two-step procedure. In step one, the alkyne-containing nucleoside is fed to cells or animals and actively incorporated into nascent RNA. The small size of the tag enables efficient incorporation of the modified nucleoside into RNA, but not into DNA. Detection utilizes the chemoselective ligation or “click” reaction between and azide and an alkyne where the modified RNA is detected with a corresponding azide-containing dye. With its dimunitive “footprint”, the Click-iT detection molecule can easily penetrate complex samples and leaves open the possibility of multiplex analyses with other probes, including antibodies for the detection of RNA-interactive proteins for deeper biological insights.

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Cell Analysis, Cell Viability and Cytotoxicity, Cell Viability, Proliferation and Function, Cellular Imaging, Click Chemistries, DNA and RNA Purification and Analysis, Immunocytochemistry (ICC), Immunofluorescence (IF), Immunofluorescence Staining and Detection, Labeling Chemistry, Nascent RNA Detection and Capture with Click Chemistry, Nucleic Acid Labeling and Oligo Synthesis, RNA Labeling

Order Info

Shipping Condition: Room temperature



1 kit
Sufficient material for twenty-five 18 x 18 coverslips
Alexa Fluor 488
Store at ≤-20°C, desiccate, protect from light
Confocal Microscope, Fluorescence Microscope
Imaging Kit

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.