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J65597 DiI-Lipoprotein, low density, acetylated, human plasma, BT-902

**Product Being Discontinued…Please See Below**

CAS Number
1,1'-Dioctadecyl-3,3,3',3'-tetramethylindocarbocyanine-acetylated low density lipoprotein

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
J65597-&H 200microg 204.00
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DiI-Lipoprotein, low density, acetylated, human plasma, BT-902

Chemical Properties

Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Light Sensitive.

Grade Specifications

We are discontinuing the lipoprotein reagents that are currently sold under the Alfa Aesar brand.

For future orders, Thermo Fisher Scientific offers high-quality lipoprotein reagents under the Invitrogen™ and Gibco™ brands.

The available replacement can be found here: Invitrogen™ Low Density Lipoprotein from Human Plasma, DiI complex (DiI LDL)


DiI-Ac-LDL is used to label vascular endothelial cells and macrophages and isolate these cells from mixed cell populations. When cells are labeled with DiI-Ac-LDL, the lipoprotein is degraded by lysosomal enzymes and the fluorescent probe accumulates in the intracellular membranes.DiI-Lipoprotein, low density, acetylated, human plasma is used to flag both macrophages and vascular endothelial cells in order to identify and isolate these from populations of mixed cells.


Do not freeze. Store at 4°C for up to 3 months.Light sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, light and heat.

Literature References

Bai, C.; Hou, L.; Zhang, M.; Pu, Y.; Guan, W.; Ma, Y. Characterization of vascular endothelial progenitor cells from chicken bone marrow, BMC Vet Res 2012, 8 (54), pp 10.

Do, H. T.; Bruelle, C.; Pham, D. D.; Jauhiainen, M.; Eriksson, O.; Korhonen, L. T.; Lindholm, D. Characterization of vascular endothelial progenitor cells from chicken bone marrow. J. Neurochem. 2015, 136 (2), 306-315.

Jiang, H.; Zhang, J.; Du, Y.; Jia, X.; Yang, F.; Si, S.; Wang, L.; Hong, B. microRNA-185 modulates low density lipoprotein receptor expression as a key posttranscriptional regulator. Atherosclerosis 2015, 243 (2), 523-532.

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