7-Hydroxycoumarin-3-carboxylic acid is one of the most popular blue fluorophores for labeling proteins and nucleic acids mostly through the in situ formation of its succinimidyl ester (81206). This coumarin is also increasingly used to label peptides, nucleotides and carbohydrates.
Reagents & Kit Components
-20°C desiccated and protected from light
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