Poly(sucrose-co-epichlorhydrin), CAS #: 72146-89-5, often called Ficoll, is labeled with fluorescein (FITC). Ex/Em wavelength 494/518 nm. Purity: >95% lyophilized powder. Degree of substitution: 1 mol % substitution and at least one dye molecule per polymer. Ficoll® is a registered trademark of GE Healthcare.
Ficoll is a neutral, highly branched, high-mass, hydrophilic polysaccharide which dissolves readily in aqueous solutions. Ficoll radii range from 2-7 nm. It is typically prepared by reaction of the polysaccharide with epichlorohydrin. Ficoll is a registered trademark owned by GE Healthcare companies.
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