Texas Red

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[Molecular Probes] A registered trademark for a red fluorescent dye used to detect proteins. Texas Red® is composed of sulforhodamine 101 sulfonyl chloride. Texas Red® binds with soluble proteins producing sulfonyl chloride which is readily washed away with water.

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Soluble in dimethylformamide, acetone
  • Maximum absorption wavelength = 589-595 nm
  • Maximum emission wavelength = 615-620 nm

Resources and Citations

  • Website (www.mdyn.com/application_notes/technotes) - gives max abs=596 nm and max.emission = 620 nm
  • Website (pingu.salk.edu/fcm/fluo.html ) - gives max abs=589 nm and max.emission = 615 nm
  • Molecular Probes website (www.probes.com/handbook/sections) - gives max abs=595 nm and max.emission = 615 nm