October 17, 2013, Lincoln, Nebraska: LI-COR now offers its Click Chemistry reagents in economical 5-mg pack sizes. IRDye® Click Chemistry reagents are available for copper-catalyzed and copper-free methods, allowing researchers the flexibility to choose the best option for a diverse array of applications.
"Our Click Chemistry reagents offer a versatile alternative to affinity-based detection," says Shawn Mischnick, LI-COR technical product specialist. "The products come with easy-to-use protocols, allowing researchers from all backgrounds to take advantage of the technology."
Click Chemistry has recently emerged as a convenient, versatile, and reliable method for labeling a wide variety of molecules for applications ranging from biomarker isolation to assay development. Click Chemistry utilizes pairs of reagents that react exclusively with each other and are effectively inert to naturally-occurring functional groups.