Fluorescent DNA Stains

DNA Stains are fluorescent dyes that bind nucleic acids and have a wide range of applications, including in flow cytometry, cell-cycle studies, chromosome and nuclei counterstaining, as an indicator of apoptosis, and to quantify DNA.

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Cat. No. Product Name / Activity
5092 Acridine Orange hydrochloride
Nucleic acid binding dye
7121 7-Aminoactinomycin D
Fluorescent DNA stain
5748 DAPI
Fluorescent DNA dye; DAPI can be used for cell staining and assessing apoptosis; suitable for flow cytometry; DAPI mw and DAPI ex/em, provided
5117 Hoechst 33342
Fluorescent dye for staining DNA
7313 Hoechst Janelia Fluor® 526
Fluorogenic, green-emitting DNA probe
6804 Hoechst Janelia Fluor® 646
Fluorogenic, red-emitting DNA probe
5135 Propidium iodide
Red-fluorescent DNA stain; membrane impermeant to live cells. PI staining differentiates live and dead cells

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    Fluorescent Dyes and Probes Research Product Guide

    Fluorescent Dyes and Probes Research Product Guide

    This product guide provides a background to the use of Fluorescent Dyes and Probes, as well as a comprehensive list of our:

    • Fluorescent Dyes, including dyes for flow cytometry
    • Fluorescent Probes and Stains, including our new MitoBrilliantTM mitochondria stains
    • Tissue Clearing Kits and Reagents
    • Aptamer-based RNA Imaging Reagents
    • Fluorescent Probes for Imaging Bacteria
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    • TSA Reagents for Enhancing IHC, ICC & FISH Signals