6-NBDG Catalog No.GC18870

A non-hydrolyzable fluorescent glucose analog

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Cas No. 108708-22-1 SDF Download SDF
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Chemical Name 6-deoxy-6-[(7-nitro-2,1,3-benzoxadiazol-4-yl)amino]-D-glucose
Canonical SMILES O[C@H]1[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)O[C@@H]1CNC2=CC=C([N+]([O-])=O)C3=NON=C23
Formula C12H14N4O8 M.Wt 342.3
Solubility DMF: 10 mg/ml,DMSO: 10 mg/ml,Ethanol: slightly soluble,PBS (pH 7.2): 10 mg/ml Storage Store at -20°C
General tips For obtaining a higher solubility , please warm the tube at 37 ℃ and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.Stock solution can be stored below -20℃ for several months.
Shipping Condition Evaluation sample solution : ship with blue ice
All other available size: ship with RT , or blue ice upon request
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6-NBDG is a non-hydrolyzable fluorescent glucose analog that is used to monitor glucose uptake and transport in living cells. 6-NBDG has been validated as a probe for the glucose transporter GLUT1 in cells. The fluorophore NBD displays excitation/emission maxima of 465/535 nm.


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