Cat. No. 5748

DAPI C16H15N5.2HCl [28718-90-3]

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Chemical Name: 2-[4-(Aminoiminomethyl)phenyl]-1H-Indole-6-carboximidamide hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Fluorescent DNA stain. Binds to AT-rich regions of DNA. Cell permeable at high concentrations.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in water with gentle warming
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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Mildner et al (1978) Interaction of 4'-6-diamidino-2-phenylindole to nucleic acids, and its implication to their template activity in RNA-polymerase reaction of E. coli bacteria and of Friend-virus infected mouse spleen. Cancer Lett. 4 89. PMID: 348301.

Russell et al (1975) A simple cytochemical technique for demonstration of DNA in cells infected with mycoplasmas and viruses. Nature 253 461. PMID: 46112.

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