Try NucBlue™ Live Cell Stain (Hoechst 3342 Special Formulation), our ready-to-use, drop-and-visualize, optimized Hoechst formulation.

Hoechst 33342, Trihydrochloride, Trihydrate - 10 mg/mL Solution in Water

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Hoechst 33342 nucleic acid stain is a popular cell-permeant nuclear counterstain that emits blue fluorescence when bound to dsDNA. This dye is often used to distinguish condensed pycnotic nuclei in apoptotic cells and for cell-cycle studies in combination with BrdU.

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



Excitation/Emission: 350⁄461
Form: Liquid
Label or Dye: Hoechst 33342
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Nucleus, Nucleic Acids
Detection Method: Fluorescent
For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope
Quantity: 10mL
Color: Blue
Cell Permeability: Cell-Permeant

Contents & storage

Store in refrigerator (2–8°C) and protect from light.