Denovo launches Oyster®-500 a new powerful green fluorescent dye.

Oyster ® - 500 NHS is a bright, green fluorescent dye, which features a hydrophilic long arm spacer to improve water solubility and reduce unspecific binding. Oyster®-500 is spectrally similar to FITC, Cy2™, or Alexa Fluor ® 488.

Oyster ®-550 and Oyster ®-650 are now available as kit for microarray applications.

The dyes ar e activated as tetrafluorphenyl ester to improve coupling efficiency. The kit comprises 2 x 12 vials, each sufficient to label 1 µg cDNA.

May 25, 2005