Fura-2

Known as: 5-Oxazolecarboxylic acid, 2-(6-(bis(carboxymethyl)amino)-5-(2-(2-(bis(carboxymethyl)amino)-5-methylphenoxy)ethoxy)-2-benzofuranyl)-, Fura 2, Fura-2 [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A fluorescent calcium chelating agent which is used to study intracellular calcium in tissues.
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Two-photon calcium imaging is a powerful means for monitoring the activity of distinct neurons in brain tissue in vivo. In the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The compound fura-2 (Grynkiewicz et al., J. Biol. Chem. 260, 3440-3450, 1985) is generally known as an indicator dye for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have measured force, sarcomere length, and Ca2+ during twitches in rat cardiac trabeculae. To avoid the difficulties… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
IN many cell types, receptor-mediated Ca2+ release from internal stores is followed by Ca2+ influx across the plasma membrane1–3… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Experiments were performed in human ventricular myocytes to investigate properties of excitation-contraction coupling… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
1. Intact single twitch fibres from frog muscle were mounted at long sarcomere spacing (3.5-4.2 microns) on an optical bench… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The fluorescent indicator fura-2 has been applied to a variety of cell types in order to set up appropriate conditions for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Digital imaging of calcium indicator signals (fura-2 fluorescence) from single cardiac cells has revealed different subcellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Calcium is believed to control a variety of cellular processes, often with a high degree of spatial and temporal precision. For a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The Ca concentration ([Ca2+]i) in single rat peritoneal mast cells was measured by means of the new fluorescent Ca-indicator dye… (More)
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