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JC-9 Dye


JC-9 Dye is a mitochondrial dye that stains mitochondria in living cells in a membrane potential-dependent fashion. JC-9 exists as a monomer at low concentrations and yields green fluorescence, similar to fluorescein. At higher concentrations, the dye forms J-aggregates that exhibit a broad excitation spectrum and an emission maximum at ~590 nm. These characteristics make JC-9 a sensitive marker for mitochondrial membrane potential. JC-9 is particularly useful for apoptosis studies. In apoptotic cells, the dye stays in the cytoplasm and fluoresces green.

Excitation/Emission: 514/529 nm; 585/590 nm
Shipping Condition: Ambient
Storage Conditions: 2-8ºC, protect from light
Molecular Weight: 532


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Buy Cat.No. Product name Ex/Em(nm) Size Price
C046 JC-9 Dye 514/529; 585/590 5 mg $195



Protocol (PDF): C046


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