Fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) labeled Dextrans are valuable materials for studying permeability and microcirculation in vivo. These are used to trace neuronal projections and active transport in live and unfixed tissue and as neuronal tracers in a variety of species.
- Molecular Weight:
- Yellow-orange crystalline powder
E. Svensjö, K.-E. Arfors, G. Arturson and G. Rutili The Hamster Cheek Pouch Preparation as a Model for Studies of Macromolecular Permeability of the Microvasculature, Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, 83:1, 71-79 (1978), DOI: 10.3109/03009737809179115
M. Terasaki, A. Schmidek, J. Galbraith, P. Gallant, and T. Reese, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA Transport of cytoskeletal elements in the squid giant axon, 92:11500-11503 (1995)
L. Cole, J. Coleman, D. Evans and C. Hawes, J. Cell Science, Internalisation of FITC and FITC-dextran by suspension cultured plant cells, 96:721-730 (1990)
- Harmless-use normal precautions
- Exercise normal care
- Store at 2-8°C.