Texas red vs FITC

Steffen Dietzel dietzel at sun0.urz.uni-heidelberg.de
Wed May 22 06:28:00 EST 1996

In article <4nq2f7$4av at gazette.bcm.tmc.edu>, Christopher Schultz
<cschultz at mbcr.bcm.tmc.edu> wrote:
> First, what is cys3 and where is it in the Amersham catalog?  I couldn't
> find it in
> the index (maybe it's because my Amersham catalog is from 1993).

The Dye is called Cy3 (no s) and is relatively new. could be that it was
not on the market in 1993. 

Check out there Web-Site:
and search for Cy3.
You'll get 10-20 Crossreferences in their catalogue

Antibodies coupled to Different Cy-Dyes are also available at Jackson
Immuno Research Labs.                                 

> Second, what are the drawbacks from using cys3 in double labelling?
To my knowlegde: none

Hope it helps, Greetings 

Steffen Dietzel
Zentrum fuer molekulare Biologie Heidelberg (ZMBH)
University of Heidelberg
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