|For live or fixed cells||For live/intact cells|
|Assay type/options||Real-time imaging|
|Excitation/Emission||510/750 nm (see product description)|
A widely used red fluorescent dye for following synaptic activity by staining synaptic vesicles at the synapse or neuromuscular junctions. When used in combination with the green fluorescent dye SynaptoGreen™ (70020), synapses or neuromuscular junctions can be imaged independently in two colors. SynaptoRed™ has also been used to study endocytosis in Dictyostelia. Please also see AM4-64 (70025), which is similar to SynaptoRed™, but with a formaldehyde-fixable amine group.
SynaptoRed™ can also be used to stain bacteria (gram-positive or gram-negative) and yeast, although in yeast it rapidly internalizes to vacuolar membranes. See our Cellular Stains Table for more information on how our dyes stain various organisms.
- λEx/λEm (membranes) = ~510/750 nm*
- Dark purple solid soluble in water
- MW: 608