2-NBDG is a fluorescently-labeled deoxyglucose analog that is used primarily to directly monitor glucose uptake by living cells and tissues. 2-NBDG can be used in real-time confocal, high-resolution, or wide-field fluorescence microscopy as well as in flow cytometry.
Is this a salt?
Is it cell-permeable?
≥98% by HPLC (a mixture of α & β isomers)
DMSO (~ 10 mg/ml) or EtOH (~20 mg/ml)
Maximum time for storage
Protect from light and moisture
For cells, cell lines and tissues in culture till half confluency.
2-NBDG for activation
2-NBDG to measure cellular activation