Cat No. DYE9443

RediStain™ WormDye Neuro Green – DiO


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RediStain™ WormDye Neuro Green – DiO 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: 484/501

Amphid and phasmid neurons visualized using RediStain™ WormDye Neuro Green – DiO, which fluoresces green (484/501 excitation/emission).  Young adult imaged after a 2.5 hr incubation in dye; anterior is at left.


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