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Atto 488 NHS ester

BioReagent, suitable for fluorescence, ≥90% (HPLC)

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Synonym(s):
Atto 488
NACRES:
NA.32

product line

BioReagent

Quality Level

assay

≥90% (HPLC)
≥90% (degree of coupling)

manufacturer/tradename

ATTO-TEC GmbH

λ

in methanol: water (1:1) (with 0.1% perchloric acid)

UV absorption

λ: 501-507 nm Amax

suitability

suitable for fluorescence

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

Atto 488 NHS ester is a hydrophilic fluorescent label with high water solubility. The fluorescence activity is excited efficiently at the 480-515nm range. A suitable excitation source for Atto 488 is the 488 nm line of the Argon-Ion laser.

Application

Atto 488 NHS ester is highly suitable for single-molecule detection applications and high-resolution microscopy such as PALM, dSTORM, and STED. In addition, the dye is used in flow cytometry (FACS) and fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) methods.

Features and Benefits

Characteristic features of the Atto 488 NHS ester are:
  • Strong Absorption.
  • High Fluorescence quantum yield.
  • High Photostability.
  • Excellent water solubility.

Legal Information

This product is for Research use only. In case of intended commercialization, please contact the IP-holder (ATTO-TEC GmbH, Germany) for licensing.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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