5(6)-CFDA (full name: 5-(and-6)-Carboxyfluorescein diacetate) is membrane-permeant and thus can be loaded into cells via incubation. Once inside cells, CFDA is hydrolyzed by intracellular esterases to carboxyfluorescein (see #51013 ).
- Off-white solid soluble in DMSO
- Store desiccated at -20°C
- MW: 460
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