Atto Thio12

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λex 579 nm; λem 609 nm

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Atto Thio12 is a new label closely related to the well-known rhodamines for coupling to biomolecules such as DNA, RNA or proteins. The characteristic feature of the label is high yield of triplet formation. The dye is moderately hydrophilic.

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


NONH for all modes of transport

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Andriy Chmyrov et al.
Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology, 7(11), 1378-1385 (2008-10-30)
Photo-induced switching of dyes into dark, long-lived states, such as a triplet state, has recently gained increasing interest, as a means to achieve ultra-high optical resolution. Additionally, these long lived states are often highly environment-sensitive and their photodynamics can thus...
Marcia Levitus et al.
Quarterly reviews of biophysics, 44(1), 123-151 (2010-11-27)
The breakthroughs in single molecule spectroscopy of the last decade and the recent advances in super resolution microscopy have boosted the popularity of cyanine dyes in biophysical research. These applications have motivated the investigation of the reactions and relaxation processes...

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