RedDot2 far-red nuclear stain, 200X in DMSO



Product Description

RedDot™2 is a far-red cell membrane-impermeable nuclear dye similar to Draq7™. The dye is ideal for specifically staining the nuclei of dead cells with minimal cytoplasmic RNA staining. RedDot™2 provides excellent nuclear counterstaining in fixed and permeabilized cells and tissue sections without the need for RNase treatment to remove cytoplasmic RNA. The dye is highly thermostable and photostable, providing convenient handling and ideal for demanding applications such as confocal microscopy. RedDot™2 also has been used for cell number normalization for near-infrared In Cell Western™ (see reference 5). Please also see RedDot™1 (catalog no. 40060), a spectrally similar dye designed for specific nuclear staining of live cells. In Cell Western is a trademark of LI-COR Biosciences.

Compatible with the NucleoCounter® NC-3000™.

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2. PLoS Pathog (2013) doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003437
3. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13, 230 (2013)
4. Journal of International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (2013) doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.22410
5. PLoS ONE (2013) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077157
6. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A (2014), doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.35352
7. Cellular Microbiol. (2014), doi: 10.1111/cmi.12375
8. The Journal of Comparative Neurology Research in Systems Neuroscience (2015), doi: 10.1002/cne.23767

Flyer (PDF): RedDot Flyer
MSDS( PDF): MSDS 40061
Protocol (PDF): PI-40061, 40061-1, 40061-T

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