Cat No. DYE9443

RediStain™ WormDye Neuro Red – DiI


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Amphid and phasmid neurons visualized using RediStain™ WormDye Neuro Red – DiI, which fluoresces red (549/565 excitation/emission). Young adult imaged after a 2.5 hr incubation in dye; anterior is at left.

RediStain™ WormDye Neuro Red – DiI is a lipophilic dye that can be used to stain amphid sensory neurons in live C. elegans.

Product Information:
Size: 500 uL (100 uses)
Packaged Concentration: 2 mg/mL
Solute: DMF
Storage upon receipt: <-20℃. Protect from light
Excitation/Emission: 549/565

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