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Biological Activity for DAPI
DAPI is a fluorescent DNA stain / dye. DAPI binds to AT-rich regions of DNA. DAPI can be used in flow cytometry and to assess apoptosis. DAPI is cell permeable at high concentrations providing effective cell staining. Em/Ex λ = 350/470 nm respectively.
Optical Data for DAPI
Technical Data for DAPI
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for DAPI
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|water||3.5||10 with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions for DAPI
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 350.25. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.86 mL||14.28 mL||28.55 mL|
|5 mM||0.57 mL||2.86 mL||5.71 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.43 mL||2.86 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.57 mL|
References for DAPI
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Russell et al (1975) A simple cytochemical technique for demonstration of DNA in cells infected with mycoplasmas and viruses. Nature 253 461 PMID: 46112
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
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DAPI staining of PC3 cells treated with DR5 monoclonal antibodies to detect apoptosis and observing it with Floid Fluorescence Microscopy System.
Used as counter stain in IHC
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