Catalog Number: 158062, 158063, 158064, 158065, 158066
Fluorescein Isothiocyanate-Dextran
CAS # : 60842-46-8

Molecular Weight: See chart below

Synonym: FITC-Dextran

Physical Description: Yellow-orange crystalline powder

Description: Dextrans labeled with fluorescein isothiocyanate for possible use in perfusion studies in animals.

Degree of Substitution: 0.003-0.020 mole FITC per mole of glucose

Note: E(490) = 117,174; (0.1N NaOH); Emmax: 518 nm (Exc.: 492 nm in ethanol).

Solubility: Soluble in water (50 mg/ 1ml - clear to slightly hazy, yellowish-orange solution)

Availability:

Catalog NumberDescriptionSize
158062FITC-Dextran, Average Molecular Weight 4,000100 mg
250 mg
1 g
158063FITC-Dextran, Average Molecular Weight 20,000100 mg
250 mg
1 g
158064FITC-Dextran, Average Molecular Weight 40,000100 mg
250 mg
1 g
158065FITC-Dextran, Average Molecular Weight 70,000100 mg
250 mg
1 g
158066FITC-Dextran, Average Molecular Weight 150,000100 mg
250 mg
1 g

References:

  1. Cole, L., et al., J. Cell. Sci., v. 96, 721 (1990) [Internalisation of FITC and FITC-dextran by suspension cultured plant cells]
  2. Oliver, J.M., et al., Meths. Enzymol., v. 108, 336 (1984) [Study of fluid pinocytosis in leukocytes]