810255 | TopFluor® Cholesterol

23-(dipyrrometheneboron difluoride)-24-norcholesterol


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TopFluor® Cholesterol

TopFluor® Cholesterol

23-(dipyrrometheneboron difluoride)-24-norcholesterol

Light Sensitive
Molecular Formula
Percent Composition
C 74.99%, H 8.92%, B 1.87%, F 6.59%, N 4.86%, O 2.77%
1 Year
Storage Temperature
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Molecular Weight
Exact Mass
<p>Bodipy CholesterolBdp-Chol</p>

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PubMed ID: 30629468

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PubMed ID: 30430582

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PubMed ID: 30583790

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PubMed ID: 29852065

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PubMed ID: 23326230

Lund, F.W., M.A. Lomholt, L.M. Solanko, R. Bittman, and D. Wustner. (2012). Two-photon time-lapse microscopy of BODIPY-cholesterol reveals anomalous sterol diffusion in chinese hamster ovary cells. BMC Biophys. 2012 Oct 18;5:20. doi: 10.1186/2046-1682-5-20.

PubMed ID: 23078907

Littleton, R.M., M. Miller, and J.R. Hove. (2012). Whole plant based treatment of hypercholesterolemia with Crataegus laevigata in a zebrafish model. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2012 Jul 23;12:105. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-12-105.

PubMed ID: 22824306

C. Röhrl, C. Meisslitzer-Ruppitsch, R. Bittman, Z. Li, G. Pabst, R. Prassl, W. Strobl, J. Neumüller, A. Ellinger, M. Pavelka, and H. Stangl, “Combined Light and Electron Microscopy using Diaminobenzidine Photooxidation to Monitor Trafficking of Lipids Derived from Lipoprotein Particles,” Curr. Pharm. Biotechnol. 13, 331-340 (2012).

PubMed ID: 21470121

S. Sankaranarayanan, G. Kellner-Weibel, M. de la Llera-Moya, M. C. Phillips, B. F. Asztalos, R. Bittman, and G. H. Rothblat, “A Sensitive Assay for ABCA1-Mediated Cholesterol Efflux Using Bodipy-Cholesterol," J. Lipid Res. 52, 2332-2340 (2011).

PubMed ID: 21957199

D. Wüstner, L. Solanko, F. W. Lund, O. Garvik, Z. Li, R. Bittman, T. Korte, and A. Herrmann, “Quantitative Assessment of Sterol Traffic in Living Cells by Dual Labeling with Dehydroergosterol and BODIPY-Cholesterol,” Chem. Phys. Lipids 164, 221-235 (2011).

PubMed ID: 21291873

S. Scolari, K. Müller, R. Bittman, A. Herrmann, and P. Müller, “Interaction of Mammalian Seminal Plasma Protein PDC-109 with Cholesterol – Implications for a Putative CRAC Domain,” Biochemistry 49, 9027-9031 (2010).

PubMed ID: 20863067

K. Trajkovic, C. Hsu, S. Chianti, L. Rajendran, D. Wenzel, F. Wieland, P. Schwille, B. Brügger, and M. Simons, "Ceramide Triggers Budding of Exosome Vesicles into Multivesicular Endosomes," Science 319, 1244-1247 (2008).

PubMed ID: 18309083

S. Chiantia, J. Ries, G. Chwastek, D. Carrer, Z. Li, R. Bittman, and P. Schwille, “Role of Ceramide in Membrane Protein Organization Investigated by Combined AFM and FCS,” Biochim. Biophys. Acta Biomembranes 1778, 1356-1364 (2008).

PubMed ID: 18346453

B. Y. Baker, R. F. Epand, R. M. Epand, and W. L. Miller, "Cholesterol Binding Does Not predict Activity of the Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein, StAR," Biochemistry 282, 10223-10232 (2007).

PubMed ID: 17301050

J. E. Shaw, R. F. Epand, K. Sinnathamby, Z. Li, R. Bittman, R. M. Epand, and C. M. Yip, “Tracking Peptide-Membrane Interactions: Insights from in situ Coupled Confocal-Atomic Force Microscopy Imaging of NAP-22 Peptide Insertion and Assembly,” J. Struct. Biol. 155, 458-469 (2006).

PubMed ID: 16889981

J. E. Shaw, R. F. Epand, R. M. Epand, Z. Li, R. Bittman, and C. M. Yip, “Correlated Fluorescence-Atomic Force Microscopy of Membrane Domains: Structure of Fluorescence Probes Determines Lipid Localization,” Biophys J. 90, 2170-2178 (2006).

PubMed ID: 16361347

Z. Li and R. Bittman, “Synthesis and Spectral Properties of Cholesterol- and FTY720-containing Boron Dipyrromethene Dyes,” J. Org. Chem. 72, 8376-8382 (2007).

PubMed ID: 17914846

M. Hölttä-Vuori, R. L. Uronen, J. Repakova, E. Salonen, I. Vattulainen, P. Panula, Z. Li, R. Bittman, and E. Ikonen, “BODIPY-Cholesterol: A New Tool to Visualize Sterol Trafficking in Living Cells and Organisms,” Traffic 9, 1839-1849 (2008).

PubMed ID: 18647169

D. L. Marks, R. Bittman, and R. E. Pagano, “Use of Bodipy-labeled Sphingolipid and Cholesterol Analogs to Examine Membrane Microdomains in Cells,” Histochem. Cell Biol. 130, 819-832 (2008).

PubMed ID: 18820942

F. S. Ariola, Z. Li, C. Cornejo, R. Bittman, and A. A. Heikal, “Membrane Fluidity and Lipid Order in Ternary Giant Unilamellar Vesicles Using a New Bodipy-Cholesterol Derivative,” Biophys J. 96, 2696-2708 (2009).

PubMed ID: 19348752

Z. Li, E. Mintzer, and R. Bittman, “First Synthesis of Free Cholesterol – BODIPY Conjugates,” J. Org. Chem. 71, 1718-1721 (2006).

PubMed ID: 16468832