D-Luciferin, Potassium Salt


SKU: 10101, 10101-1, 10101-2 Category: Tag:

Product Description

D-Luciferin is a substrate for the enzyme firefly luciferase. Chemiluminescence at 560 nm is generated when luciferin is oxidized by an ATP-dependent process, catalyzed by luciferase. Luciferase is encoded by the luc gene, which is widely used as a reporter gene in a variety of cells. Because of the intrinsic low background of chemiluminescence technique, detection of the luc gene expression can be made at very low level. In addition, luciferin/luciferase has been used to measure 10-15 molar quantity of ATP. D-luciferin, potassium salt is a water-soluble form of D-luciferin.

  • Light yellow solid soluble in water
  • Store at -20°C and protect from light
  • C11H7KN2O3S2
  • Mwt: 318.4
  • [115144-35-9]

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MSDS (PDF): MSDS 10101

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