The Molecular Probes® unlabeled BioParticles® product line comprises heat- or chemically killed S. aureus
(Wood strain, without protein A) and zymosan (S. cerevisiae
) cells. These nonfluorescent BioParticles® products are useful in phagocytosis assays, both as controls and for custom-labeling with reactive dyes.BioParticles Specifications:
• Label (Ex/Em): Unlabeled
• Particle: Zymosan (S. cerevisiae)
• Opsonizing reagent availableUsing BioParticles® Products
BioParticles® conjugates are provided as lyophilized powders. There are approximately 3 x 108 S. aureus
particles per mg solid and approximately 2 x 107 zymosan particles per mg solid. BioParticles® conjugates can be reconstituted in the buffer of your choice for use in phagocytosis assays.Find More BioParticles® Products
We offer a large range of dye-labeled and unlabeled E. coli
(K-12 strain), S. aureus
(Wood strain, without protein A), and zymosan (S. cerevisiae
) BioParticles® products. Find out about these products and their applications by reviewing Probes for Following Receptor Binding and Phagocytosis—Section 16.1
in the Molecular Probes® Handbook.
For pH-sensitive endocytosis assays, see our fluorescent pHrodo™ BioParticles® conjugates
For Research Use Only. Not for human or animal therapeutic or diagnostic use.