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Molecular Probes™ Dil Stain (1,1'-Dioctadecyl-3,3,3',3'-Tetramethylindocarbocyanine Perchlorate DFS Item

Diffuses laterally to stain the entire cell

Manufacturer: life technologies  D282

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Catalog No. D282


Description & Specifications


Quantity 100mg
Target Cell Membranes, Lipids
Format Liquid
For Use With (Equipment) Fluorescence Microscope
Detection Method Fluorescent
Color Red-Orange

DiI is a lipophilic membrane stain that is weakly fluorescent until incorporated into membranes. This orange—red-fluorescent dye, which is spectrally similar to tetramethylrhodamine, is often used as a long-term tracer for neuronal and other cells. DiI is also available as a solution (V-22885), as a paste (N-22880) or as crystals (D-3911).

Cell Analysis, Cell Tracing & Tracking, General Cell Tracing, Neuronal Tracing