DAPI is a popular blue fluorescent DNA dye. The dye binds to the minor groove of dsDNA with approximately 20-fold fluorescence enhancement. Also see DAPI dilactate (catalog no. 40009), a more water soluble form of the dye.
- λEx/λEm = 358/461 nm (with DNA)
- Off-white solid soluble in H2O
- Store at 4°C and protect from light, especially in solution
- MW = 350.25
Compatible with the NucleoCounter® NC-3000™
1. Biotechnic Histochem 70, 220 (1995).
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