Prod.-No.DescriptionDNA/RNA Dye ComplexExcitation/Emission
recommended working concentrationStock solution / Storage
A1398 Acridine orange dsDNA/RNA green fluorescence; ssDNA/RNA red fluorescence 490 nm / 525 nm    
A0740 Bisbenzimide H33258 AT-rich DNA-Sequences, non intercalating; no RNA-staining; stains only living CHO-cells 356 nm / 458 nm Histochemistry: 0.4 - 40 µg/ml Electrophoresis: 1 µM 1 mM in aqueous solution; 2-8°C
A0741 Bisbenzimide H33342 AT-rich DNA-Sequences, non intercalating; stains different vital cell types 356 nm / 418 nm Histochemistry: 2 - 10 µg/ml or 1 µg/ml Electrophoresis: 1 µM aqueous solution
A0691 Crystal violet DNA (purple-red) 590 nm 1 µg/ml  
A1001 DAPI specific binding to AT-Base pairs;intercalation into GC-Base pairs; white-blue fluorescence; 365 nm / 450 nm 0.1 µg/ml in water  
A9555 DNA-Dye NonTox dsDNA; bands are visualized using UV or a blue light transilluminator   ready-to-use solution, 6X concentrated 2-8°C
A1151 Ethidium bromide intercalation 366 nm 0.2 - 0.5 µg/ml 10 mg/ml in water; 2-8°C
A2388 Malachite green oxalate DNA 626 nm    
A1402 Methylene blue RNA-staining at acidic pH   0.2 % in 0.4 M NaOAc/0.4 M Acetic acid  
A1403 Methyl green specific binding to AT-rich sequences; DNA (green) 638 nm 1 µg/ml  
A2189 Mithramycin A binding to guanine; DNA (green) 445 nm / 575 nm 5 - 100 µg/ml 1 mg/ml in aquous solutions (e.g. Tris-HCl); minimum 1 month at 2-8°C
A3918 Nile blue DNA (blue)      
A2261 Propidium iodide DNA-intercalator; no uptake into living cells   1 µg/ml 2-8°C or RT
A1406 Pyronin Y DNA/RNA (red)   0.05 %  
A3944 Silver nitrate DNA (brown)      
A1400 Stains all RNA (blue-violet)
DNA (blue)
RNA (lambdamax. 600 nm) DNA (lambdamax. 620 nm) 0.005 % 0.1 % in formamide; 5.6 mg/10 ml 50 % dioxane; prepare fresh
A3842 Toluidine blue RNA (violet)
DNA (bluish-green)
  0.01 % - 0.1 % in aqueous buffer solution

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* There are several ready-to-use solutions available!

A1152 Ethidium bromide - Solution 1 % Biochemica

A2273 Ethidium bromide - Solution 0.07 % "dropper-bottle"

Abbreviations

DAPI (4',6-Diamidino-2-phenylindole dihydrochloride); PBS (Phosphate-buffered saline); NaOAc (Sodium acetate)

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