C11 BODIPY 581/591

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CAS#: 217075-36-0

Description: C11 BODIPY 581/591 is a lipid-soluble ratiometric fluorescent indicator of lipid oxidation. Upon oxidation, its excitation maximum shifts from 581 to 500 nm and the emission maximum shifts from 591 to 510 nm. C11 BODIPY 581/591 has been used in the quantitation of ferroptosis.

Chemical Structure

C11 BODIPY 581/591
CAS# 217075-36-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 574243
Name: C11 BODIPY 581/591
CAS#: 217075-36-0
Chemical Formula: C30H35BF2N2O2
Exact Mass: 504.276
Molecular Weight: 504.43
Elemental Analysis: C, 71.43; H, 6.99; B, 2.14; F, 7.53; N, 5.55; O, 6.34

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Synonym: C11 BODIPY 581/591

IUPAC/Chemical Name: hydrogen 11-(5,5-difluoro-7-((1E,3E)-4-phenylbuta-1,3-dien-1-yl)-5H-5l4,6l4-dipyrrolo[1,2-c:2',1'-f][1,3,2]diazaborinin-3-yl)undecanoate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C30H35BF2N2O2/c32-31(33)34-26(17-10-5-3-1-2-4-6-11-19-30(36)37)20-22-28(34)24-29-23-21-27(35(29)31)18-13-12-16-25-14-8-7-9-15-25/h7-9,12-16,18,20-24H,1-6,10-11,17,19H2,(H,36,37)/b16-12+,18-13+

SMILES Code: [F-][B+3]1([N]2=C(/C=C/C=C/C3=CC=CC=C3)C=CC2=CC4=CC=C(CCCCCCCCCCC([O-])=O)[N-]14)[F-].[H+]

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >95% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 504.43 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1. Pap, E.H.W., Drummen, G.P.C., Winter, V.J., et al. Ratio-fluorescence microscopy of lipid oxidation in living cells using C11-BODIPY581/591. FEBS Lett. 453(3), 278-282 (1999).

2. Naguib, Y.M.A. A fluorometric method for measurement of peroxyl radical scavenging activities of lipophilic antioxidants. Anal. Biochem. 265(2), 290-298 (1998).

Additional Information

Emission: 591 nm (reduced), 510 nm (oxidized)
Excitation: 581 nm (reduced), 500 nm (oxidized)