CyTRAK Orange™ Summary
Key Features of CyTRAK Orange (TM): Orange fluorescent dye that preferentially stains the nucleus, but also defines the cytoplasmic area in both live and fixed preparations
Rapid staining and easy to use, without a wash or lyse step
This dual compartment label provides quick, single cell feature discrimination such as cell location, cell perimeter, cell shape and cell spread parameters
CyTRAK Orange (TM) co-excites at 488 nm with eGFP and FITC labels avoiding the need for laser alignment in confocal instruments when using this combination of probes. Since CyTRAK Orange (TM) is not excited at 633 or 647 nm, a separate series of parameters can be detected with red-exciting fluorophores such as APC, APC-Cy7.
- Flow Cytometry 1:500 - 1:1000
- Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence 1:1000
- Fluorescence Imaging 1:1000
- Live Imaging Microscopy 1:1000
CyTRAK Orange (TM) is supplied as a cranberry red aqueous solution at a concentration of 5mM: the 50 ul size covers 250 Imaging assays and 100 Flow Cytometry assays. The 200 ul size covers 1,000 Imaging assays, 6,600 HCS assays, and 400 Flow Cytometry assays.
Packaging, Storage & Formulations
Store at 4C in the dark. Do not freeze.
Products are shipped at ambient temperature, but on receipt packs should be stored at 2-8C. DO NOT FREEZE. CyTRAK Orange (TM) can come out of solution when frozen and it is difficult (but not impossible) to get it back into solution
CyTRAK Orange (TM) is an orange fluorescent dye that stains the nucleus and cytoplasm but with different intensities. It functions as a DNA intercalating probe and does not crosslink with or esterify cytoplasmic proteins. Since nuclear staining is stronger than cytoplasmic staining, both cellular compartments can be easily identified during high content imaging screening. In addition CyTRAK Orange (TM) preferentially stains arrested / senescent cells compared to healthy cells, thus enabling easy identification and separation of these two distinct cellular populations.
The excitation wavelength maximum of CyTRAK Orange (TM) is 510 nm and its emission wavelength maximum is 610 nm. CyTRAK Orange (TM) is not excited by the UV or red laser.
CyTRAK Orange (TM) is a registered trademark of BioStatus Limited.
This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Support products are guaranteed
for 6 months from date of receipt.
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