DiI uniformly dissolved in vegetable oil in a formulation optimized for microinjection. Carbocyanine microinjection has been widely used for fate mapping and cell lineage studies and for the determination of spatial organization and connectivity patterns of central nervous systems. The red fluorescent DiI and green fluorescent Neuro-DiO in oil can be used in combination for two color imaging.
- Red oil
- Store at room temperature and protect from light (do not freeze)
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