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R&D Systems™ 10X Calcein AM DW Buffer

R&D Systems™ 10X Calcein AM DW Buffer provides a simple, rapid and accurate method to measure cell viability and/or cytotoxicity.

Manufacturer:  R&D Systems™ 489201002

Catalog No. 48-920-1002

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  • Dilute the 10X Calcein AM DW Buffer to 1X before use
  • For each 96-well microplate, use 5mL of 10X Calcein AM DW buffer and 45mL of deionized sterile H20
  • Suitable for proliferating and non-proliferating cells
  • Ideal for both suspension and adherent cells
  • Non-radioactive microplate
  • Rapid (no solubilization step as in an MTT assay)
  • Ideal for high-throughput assays
  • Better retention and brightness compared to other fluorescent compounds (i.e. fluorescein)
  • Useful in a variety of studies, including: cell adhesion, chemotaxis, multidrug resistance, cell viability, apoptosis, and cytotoxicity
  • Adaptable to a wide variety of techniques, including: microplate assays (described here), immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, and in vivo cell tracking


Store the unopened product at 2 - 8° C. Do not use past expiration date.
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