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Catalog No.S9886 Synonyms: (+)-Biocytin, Biotinyl-L-lysine
CAS No. 576-19-2
Biocytin ((+)-Biocytin, Biotinyl-L-lysine) is a conjugate of D-biotin and L-lysine. Biocytin is an attractive neuronal tracer. It labels neurons fast over long distances, and it can be used in conjunction with calcium dyes to report on neuronal activity in retrogradely labeled live neurons.
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|Description||Biocytin ((+)-Biocytin, Biotinyl-L-lysine) is a conjugate of D-biotin and L-lysine. Biocytin is an attractive neuronal tracer. It labels neurons fast over long distances, and it can be used in conjunction with calcium dyes to report on neuronal activity in retrogradely labeled live neurons.|
Biocytin labels type II cells via ion channels activated by [Ca2+]out reduction, probably "CALHM-like" channels, on the basolateral membrane.
Biocytin confers stability to the molecules and increases their applicability as neuronal tract tracer.
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