Propidium iodide is a membrane-impermeant nucleic acid intercalator. The dye is commonly used to selectively stain dead cells in a cell population and also used as a counterstain in multicolor fluorescent imaging.
- λEx/λEm (DNA-bound) = 535/617 nm
- λEx/λEm (no DNA) = 493/636 nm
- 1 mg/mL solution in dH2O
- Store at 4°C and protect from light
- MW: 668.4
Compatible with the NucleoCounter® NC-3000™
MSDS (PDF): MSDS 40017
Protocol (PDF): psds-40017
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