Although FITC reagents have been predominantly used to prepare green fluorescent bioconjugates, the low photostability and pH-dependent fluorescence of FITC bioconjugates make researchers search for alternative fluorophores in bioconjugations. Among green fluorophores, CR110 reagents give more photostable and pH-independent bioconjugates that have the absorption maximum around the preferred 488 nm excitation wavelength.
Reagents & Kit Components
-20°C desiccated and protected from light
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