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Incucyte® Cytotox Dye for Counting Dead Cells

Supplied as solution in dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), providing sufficient quantity for performing 500–1000 tests (1 test = 1 well of 96-well microtiter plate).

Item no.:  4632

Price:  $170.00

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Incucyte® Cytotox Dyes are highly sensitive cyanine nucleic acid dyes ideally suited to a simple mix-and-read, real-time quantification of cell death. Addition of the Incucyte® Cytotox Dye to normal healthy cells is non-perturbing to cell growth or morphology and yields little or no intrinsic fluorescent signal. Once cells become unhealthy plasma membrane integrity diminishes, allowing entry of the Incucyte® Cytoto Dye and yielding a 100-1000-fold increase in fluorescence upon binding to deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). With the Incucyte® integrated analysis software, fluorescent objects can be quantified and background fluorescence minimized.

These pre-aliquoted reagents have been validated for use with the Incucyte® Live-Cell Analysis System and enable real-time evaluation of cell membrane integrity and cell death in response to pharmacological agents and/or genetic and environmental factors. Furthermore, the Incucyte® Cytotox Dyes can be combined with the Incucyte® confluence metric, our range of Incucyte® Nuclight nuclear labeling reagents, Incucyte® Annexin V Dyes or Incucyte® Caspase-3/7 Dyes for multiplexed measurements of cytotoxicity alongside cell proliferation and apoptosis in a single well.


Incucyte®️ Cytotox Dyes Product Guide
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General Specifications

  • Color

eShop Dynamic Attributes

  • Instrument Compatibility
    • S3
    • SX1
    • SX5 configured with G/R
  • Research Area
    Cell Health