A widely used red fluorescent dye for following synaptic activity by staining synaptic vesicles at the synapse or neuromuscular junctions. When used in combination with the green fluorescent dye SynaptoGreen (70020), synapses or neuromuscular junctions can be imaged independently in two colors. SynaptoRed has also been used to study endocytosis in Dictyostelia.
Dark purple solid soluble in water
Please also see AM4-64 (70025).