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FITC-CM-Dextran

average mol wt 150,000

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Synonym(s):
FITC-CM-Dextran 150, Fluorescein isothiocyanate–Carboxymethyl–Dextran

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

conjugate

FITC conjugate

form

powder or crystals

mol wt

average mol wt 150,000

composition

carboxymethyl content, 3-7%

extent of labeling

0.001-0.020 mol FITCmol glucose

fluorescence

λex 493 nm; λem 517 nm±5 nm in 0.1 M Tris pH 8.0

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biological source

synthetic

form

powder or crystals

form

powder or crystals

form

powder or crystals

form

powder or crystals

conjugate

FITC conjugate

conjugate

FITC conjugate

conjugate

FITC conjugate

conjugate

FITC conjugate

mol wt

average mol wt 150,000

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average mol wt 4,000

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average mol wt 70,000

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average mol wt 40,000

composition

carboxymethyl content, 3-7%

composition

carboxymethyl content, 3-7%

composition

carboxymethyl content, 3-7%

composition

carboxymethyl content, 3-7%

General description

FITC-CM-Dextran, also known as Fluorescein isothiocyanate–Carboxymethyl–Dextran, is an anionic fluorescent probe. The carboxyl group provides the negative charge, which improves the overall permeability of the molecule. It is supplied as a yellow powder that is freely soluble in water and electrolyte solutions. FITC-CM-Dextran is insoluble in most organic samples such as ethanol, methanol, acetone, and chloroform.

FITC-CM-Dextran is manufactured by reacting selected dextran fractions with an activated carboxymethyl derivative in alkali, whereby O-carboxymethyl groups are introduced along the dextran chain.

Application

FITC-CM-dextran is used to study drug intake and delivery mechanisms in HeLa cell lines. FITC-CM-Dextran was chosen due to its high water solubility and negative charge.

It is also a suitable molecule to be used in encapsulation studies for polymersomal drug delivery systems or Ps DDS . FITC-CM-Dextran is a biocompatible molecule used as a starting material in several pharmaceutical and diagnostic applications.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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Marco Romano et al.
Oncoimmunology, 6(10), e1345402-e1345402 (2017-11-11)
Myelofibrosis (MF) is a clonal neoplasia associated with chronic inflammation due to aberrant cytokine production. Mutations in Janus Kinase-2 (JAK2), calreticulin (CALR) and myeloproliferative leukemia protein (MPL) genes have been recently associated to MF and they all activate the JAK/STAT
Chloe Martin et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 511(1), 570-578 (2016-07-28)
The need to develop a greater understanding of drug delivery systems has arisen through the development of alternative biological based therapeutics. Drug delivery systems need to adapt and respond to this increasing demand for cellular transportation of highly charged species.
Chloe Martin et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 481(1-2), 1-8 (2015-01-17)
The field of therapeutics is evolving to include a greater proportion of higher molecular weight, hydrophilic biological compounds. To cater for this new era in healthcare the concomitant development of appropriate drug delivery systems is essential to aid cellular permeation.

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Additional information about FITC-labelled polysaccarides including FITC-Dextran, FITC-DEAE-dextran (FDD), FITC-carboxymethyl-dextran (FCM-Dextran). This page discusses the impact of weight-average molecular weight on the respective molecule dimensions and other physical properties

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