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Fura-2, AM ester

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Catalog #: 50033; 50033-1; 50034.

Product Description

Fura-2, AM ester is membrane-permeant and thus can be loaded into cells via incubation. Because of the relatively low water solubility of the AM ester, the mild detergent Pluronic F-127 (catalog no. 59004) is often used as a dispersing agent to facilitate cell loading. Fura-2, AM ester itself does not bind Ca2+, but it is readily hydrolyzed to Fura-2 by endogenous esterases once it enters cells.

  • Light yellow solid soluble in DMSO
  • Store at -20°C and protect from light, especially in solution
  • C44H47N3O24
  • MW: 1001.9
  • [108964-32-5]

For more information on Fura-2, see 50030.

1. Am J Physiol 263, 1292 (1992).
2. J Mol Cell Cardiol 24, 937 (1992).

MSDS (PDF): MSDS 50033, MSDS 50033-1, MSDS 50034

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