NIR-FLIVO 747 Free Dye Control Assay
- Prepare samples and controls.
- Dilute 10X Injection Buffer 1:10 with 45 mL diH20.
- Reconstitute NIR-FLIVO 747 Free Dye with 50 μL DMSO.
- Dilute NIR-FLIVO 747 Free Dye 1:10 with 450 μL 1X Injec¬tion Buffer.
- Inject 50 μL intravenously.
- Let NIR-FLIVO 747 Free Dye circulate for 4 hours.
- Image the animal. NIR-FLIVO 747 Free Dye excites at 747 nm and emits at 776 nm.
- If not viewing directly, excise tissue and process samples for further analysis.
- Optional: label excised samples with additional stains, such as Hoechst 33342, or an antibody.
- If desired, fix excised samples.
- Analyze excised samples with a fluorescence microscope or flow cytometer.
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