Ethidium bromide

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==Ethidium Bromide (EtBr)==
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*Intercalating agent that inserts itself between DNA base pairs
*Intercalating agent that inserts itself between DNA base pairs
*Fluorescent under UV light
*Fluorescent under UV light

Revision as of 18:00, 17 May 2005

Ethidium Bromide (EtBr)

  • Intercalating agent that inserts itself between DNA base pairs
  • Fluorescent under UV light

Caution: Carcinogen/Mutagen Handle with Nitrile gloves

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