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Acridine Orange

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Acridine Orange is a cell-permeant nucleic acid binding dye that emits green fluorescence when bound to dsDNA and red fluorescence when bound to ssDNA or RNA. This unique characteristic makes acridine orange useful for cell-cycle studies. Acridine orange has also been used as a lysosomal dye. This dye is available in solution (A-3568).
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Excitation/Emission: 500⁄526 (DNA), 460⁄650 (RNA)
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Nucleus, Nucleic Acids
Detection Method: Fluorescent
For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope
Quantity: 1g
Wavelength Range: 460/650 (RNA), 500/526 (DNA)
Color: Orange
Cell Permeability: Cell-Permeant

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.