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 stain
5824 Hoechst 33258
Fluorescent dye for staining DNA
5117 Hoechst 33342
Fluorescent dye for staining DNA
6406 Hydroxystilbamidine bis(methanesulfonate)
Displays different fluorescence emission wavelengths when bound to DNA compared to RNA
7246 Nucleic Acid Dye Green I
High affinity double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) probe; used in RT-LAMP and qPCR
5135 Propidium iodide
Red-fluorescent DNA stain; membrane impermeant to live cells. Pi staining differentiates live and dead cells

Literature for Fluorescent DNA Stains

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