1-Pyrenebutanoic acid, SE is an UVexcitable amino-reactive fluorophore that is widely used to develop ratiometric fluorescent membrane probes. In general, pyrene fluorophores have concentration-dependent fluorescence due to the formation of excimer.
Reagents & Kit Components
-20°C desiccated and protected from light
Minimum Purity: 95%
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