LIVE/DEAD™ BacLight™ Bacterial Viability Kit, for microscopy & quantitative assays

Catalog number:  L7012

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The LIVE/DEAD BacLight Bacterial Viability Kit *for microscopy and quantitative assays* is a convenient and easy-to-use kit for monitoring the viability of bacterial populations as a function of the membrane integrity of the cell. Cells with a compromised membrane that are considered to be dead or dying will stain red, whereas cells with an intact membrane will stain green.

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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Detection Method: Fluorescent
Compatible Cells: Bacteria
Flow Cytometer Laser Lines: 488
Excitation/Emission: SYTO® 9: 485⁄498, PI: 535⁄617
Form: Solution
For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope, Fluorometer, Flow Cytometer, Microplate Reader
Label or Dye: SYTO® 9, propidium iodide
Format: Tube(s), Slide(s)
Label Type: Other Label(s) or Dye(s)
No. of Reactions: flow cytometry: 200, 96-well plates: ≥ 1,000
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Solubility: DMSO (Dimethylsulfoxide)
Product Line: BacLight™, LIVE/DEAD®

Contents & storage

Contains 1 vial SYTO 9 nucleic acid stain (300 µL, 3.34 mM in DMSO), 1 vial of propidium iodide (300 µL, 20 mM in DMSO), and 1 vial of BacLight™ mounting oil (10 mL).

Store in freezer (-5 to -30°C) and protect from light.