UNIT 1.19 Excitation and Emission Spectra of Common Dyes

  1. Howard M. Shapiro

Published Online: 1 NOV 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471142956.cy0119s26

Current Protocols in Cytometry

Current Protocols in Cytometry

How to Cite

Shapiro, H. M. 2004. Excitation and Emission Spectra of Common Dyes. Current Protocols in Cytometry. 26:1.19:1.19.1–1.19.7.

Author Information

  1. West Newton, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 NOV 2004
  2. Published Print: OCT 2003


This unit tabulates fluorescence excitation and emission spectra of a number of fluorescent probes and labels commonly used in cytometry. This information facilitates selection of probes, light sources, and filters to be used in multicolor experiments.


  • emission;
  • excitation;
  • fluorescence;
  • fluorescent dyes;
  • spectra