PhenoVue Fluor 568 - WGA is a fluorescent lectin which displays high affinity for sialic acid and N-acetylglucosamine residues of glycoproteins and glycolipids present at the cellular plasma membranes. It can be used for cellular membrane staining, particularly the Golgi apparatus. PhenoVue Fluor 568 - WGA exhibits bright green fluorescence and is validated for use in imaging microscopy and high-content screening applications. Part of PerkinElmer's portfolio of cellular imaging reagents, PhenoVue Fluor 568 - WGA has a maximum excitation wavelength of 578nm and a maximum emission wavelength of 603nm.
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WGA is a plant lectin that binds different carbohydrate motifs and displays high affinity for sialic acid and N-acetylglucosamine residues of glycoproteins and glycolipids present at the cellular plasma membranes. Fluorescent WGA derivatives are commonly used for staining the cellular membranes of mammalian cells, particularly Golgi apparatus which is glycoprotein-enriched. In addition, fluorescent WGA derivatives are also routinely used for the staining of skeletal muscle cells and tissues, as well as in cardiac fibrosis. PhenoVue Fluor 568 - WGA can be used to visualize cellular membranes in immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry, as well as high-content analysis and screening applications.
|Numbers of Vials Per Unit||5|
|Quantity or Volume Per Unit||1mg (29.2nmoles)|
|Storage||2 - 8°C|
|Recommended Working Concentration||5 µg/mL (146nM)|
|Maximum Excitation Wavelength||578 nm|
|Maximum Emission Wavelength||603 nm|
|Common Filter Set||Texas-Red|
|Live Cell Staining||Yes|
|Fixed Cell Staining||Yes. See Product Information Sheet for more information|
|Equivalent Number of Microplates||36 - 100 x 96-well microplates
30 - 100 x 384-well microplates
55 - 160 x 1536-well microplates
|Fluorophore||PhenoVue Fluor 568|
|Product Brand Name||PhenoVue|
|Unit Size||5 vials|
Fluorescent WGA conjugates represent a method of choice for labelling the cellular membranes of mammalian cells, particularly Golgi apparatus which is glycoprotein enriched.