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Product overview

  • Name
  • Short description
    Mitochondrial membrane potential indicator
  • Biological description
    Mitochondrial membrane potential indicator. Lipophilic membrane permeable cation. Exists in both a monomeric form (green fluorescence) and aggregated form (red fluorescence).
  • Biological action
    Dyes & stains
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
    5,5',6,6'-Tetrachloro-1,1',3,3'-tetraethylbenzimidazolylcarbocyanine iodide
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    JC-1  [47729-63-5]
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for JC-1

  • Functional live cell imaging of the pulmonary neuroepithelial body microenvironment.

    De Proost I et al (2008) Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 39(2) : 180-9.
    PubMedID: 18367726
  • Flex-Hets differentially induce apoptosis in cancer over normal cells by directly targeting mitochondria.

    Liu T et al (2007) Mol Cancer Ther 6(6) : 1814-22.
    PubMedID: 17575110
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