December 11, 2012, Lincoln, NE: LI-COR now offers a portfolio of Click Chemistry reagents. These IRDye® Click Chemistry reagents from LI-COR are available for copper-catalyzed and copper-free methods, allowing researchers the flexibility to choose the best option for a diverse array of applications.
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 exclusively react with each other and are effectively inert to naturally occurring functional groups.
"Our Click Chemistry reagents offer a versatile alternative to affinity-based detection," says Shawn Mischnick, LI-COR technical product specialist. "Additionally, these reagents have chemoselective, easy-to-perform high-yielding reactions."