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Anti -Fluorescein Isothiocyanate (FITC) (PE)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Sheep Purified IF
FITC (fluorescein isothiocyanate) is a fluorochrome dye that absorbs ultraviolet or blue light causing molecules to become excited and emit a visible yellow-green light. This emission ceases upon removal of the light causing the excitation. Fluorochrome labeling provides rapid, accurate localization of antigen-antibody interaction when one of the reactants is part of a cell, tissue or other biological structure. FITC is a commonly used marker for antibodies in immunofluorescent techniques since the conjugation of FITC to proteins is relatively easy and does not, in general, destroy the biological activity of the labeled protein. FITC is widely used as a hapten to label different proteins.
Catalog #F5250-11J4
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Immunofluorescence. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C before opening. DO NOT FREEZE! Stable at 4°C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use. Stable for at least 12 months at 4°C. Freezing R-Phycoerythrin (PE) conjugates will result in a substantial loss of activity. PE conjugates are sensitive to light.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostSheep
Concentration~0.5mg/ml
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.09% sodium azide. Labeled with R-Phycoerythrin (PE).
PurityPurified
ImmunogenFluorescein isothiocyanate.
SpecificityRecognizes Fluorescein isothiocyanate.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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