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DAPI (4',6-Diamidino-2-Phenylindole, Dihydrochloride)

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Description

A popular nuclear and chromosome counterstain, DAPI emits blue fluorescence upon binding to AT regions of DNA. Although the dye is cell impermeant, higher concentrations will enter a live cell.

Also available as a room-temperature-stable, ready-to-use solution: NucBlue Fixed Cell Ready Probes Reagent.
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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Excitation/Emission: 358⁄461
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Nucleus, Nucleic Acids
Detection Method: Fluorescent
For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope
Color: Blue
Cell Permeability: Cell-Impermeant

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature and protect from light.