Monofluoresceinated mannitol (MFM)

Product ID: M0270

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Has been used in labeling of the interstitial (intercellular) spaces between neurons in vitro.

D-mannitol is preferentially excluded by neuronal cell membranes. This D-mannitol derivative of mannitol has been used to measure the fluid area (interstitial or intercellular) spaces between neurons.

Technical Data
SKU M0270
Unit Size 10mg
Molecular Formula C₂₇H₂₄O₁₂
Molecular Weight 540.46
Storage Conditions -20C, Desiccated
Notes This structure presented is tentative. This product is sold as a mixture of 5- and 6- carboxyfluorescein mannitol esters, and there may be other isomers present, esterified to other hydroxyls of mannitol.

References and Citations


  • Haglund M. M., Hochman D. W., (2005), "Furosemide and mannitol suppression of epileptic activity in the human brain." Journal of neurophysiology 94(2): 907-18.
  • Hameed, B., Smith, D.M., Verrechio, J.J., Schmidt, J.D., Gillooley, L.E., Valenzano, M.C., Lewis, S.A., Mullin, J.M., "Indocyanine Green Alters Transepithelial Electrical Parameters of the Distal Colon." Digestive Diseases and Sciences (2004), 49(9), 1381-1386.
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