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Chromium-51 Radionuclide, 1mCi (37MBq), Sodium Chromate in Normal Saline (pH 8-10), Steri-packaged

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Part Number Unit Size List Price Your Price Quantity
NEZ030S001MC 1 mCi 283.00 GBP
NEZ030S002MC 2 mCi 351.00 GBP
NEZ030S005MC 5 mCi 445.00 GBP
NEZ030S010MC 10 mCi 575.00 GBP
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Chromium-51 is the most commonly used readioactive marker for the labeling of target cells in cytotoxicity assays. The common name for such assays Chromium Release also describes the fundamental method behind the assay procedure. Methods for the precise and accurate quantification of cytotoxicity are of fundamental importance in immunology particularly for the study of tumor and virus cytolysis.
Cytotoxicity assays can be used in order to study either the defense mechanism in a specific patient or to study target cells, depending on whether the effector (or killer) cells are the unknowns. It can also be used for the study of certain drugs on the immune system.
Chromium fulfills the requirement of a good label. It is generally non-toxic (as Na2CrO4), it is easily taken up by the cells, it is spontaneously released only in relatively small amounts, its detection is easy and sensitive and it does not change the morphology and characteristics of the target cell.


Concentration 1 mCi/mL
Detection Method Radiometric
Fresh Lot Days Every other Friday
Half Life 27.71 days
Label Position Specifically Labeled
Radioisotope Cr-51
Radionuclide 51Cr
Shipping Condition Ambient
Special Ordering Information This is a radioactive product - shipping address must have a license to receive radioactive materials.
Unit Size 1 mCi

Resources, Events & More

Resource Type File Name File Format
Brochure Radiometric Reagents Guide 2010-2011 PDF  2 MB
Guide Carbon-14 Handling Precautions PDF  102 KB
Guide Chromium-51 Handling Precautions PDF  107 KB