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DiO-Lipoprotein, low density, acetylated, human plasma, BT-925 - 3,3'-Dioctadecyloxacarbocyanine-acetylated low density lipoprotein - DiO-Ac-LDL - J64029 - Alfa Aesar

J64029 DiO-Lipoprotein, low density, acetylated, human plasma, BT-925

CAS Number
3,3'-Dioctadecyloxacarbocyanine-acetylated low density lipoprotein

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DiO-Lipoprotein, low density, acetylated, human plasma, BT-925

Chemical Properties

Light Sensitive


Labels both vascular endothelial cells and macrophages. It can be used to identify and/or isolate these cells from mixed cell populations. When cells are labeled with DiO-Ac-LDL, the lipoprotein is degraded by lysosomal enzymes and the fluorescent probe accumulates in the intracellular membranes. Labeling cells with DiO-Ac-LDL has no effect on cell viability. Pure cultures of vascular endothelial cells can be isolated from complex primary cultures using fluorescent activated cell sorting.DiO-Lipoprotein, low density, acetylated, human plasma is useful for fixed wavelength fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS) Cell sorters.


Store at 4°C. Stable for 3 months.Light sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, light and heat.

Literature References

Ferri, N.; Tibolla, G.; Pirillo, A.; Cipollone, F.; Mezzetti, A.; Pacia, S.; Corsini, A.; Catapano, A. L. Proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9 (PCSK9) secreted by cultured smooth muscle cells reduces macrophages LDLR levels. Atherosclerosis 2012, 220 (2), 381-386.

Okura, H.; Saga, A.; Fumimoto, Y.; Soeda, M.; Moriyama, M.; Moriyama, H.; Nagai, K.; Lee, C. M.; Yamashita, S.; Ichinose, A.; Hayakawa, T.; Matsuyama, A. Transplantation of Human Adipose Tissue-Derived Multilineage Progenitor Cells Reduces Serum Cholesterol in Hyperlipidemic Watanabe Rabbits. Tissue Eng. Part C Methods 2011, 17 (2), 145-154.

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