A next generation tetrazolium reagent that serves as a sensitive chromogenic indicator for NADH. It is reduced by NADH at neutral pHs in the presence of 1-methoxy PMS to produce the corresponding formazan dye that absorbs at 460nM. Useful in cell proliferation assays as a cell viability indicator.
Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20 degrees C. Stable for 12 months at -20 degrees C. Reconstitute with H2O. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20 degrees C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.