Difference between revisions of "Acridine Orange"

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*emits green fluorescence when bound to dsDNA (525 nm) and red fluorescence when bound to ssDNA or RNA (650 nm).
 
*emits green fluorescence when bound to dsDNA (525 nm) and red fluorescence when bound to ssDNA or RNA (650 nm).
 
*more common for eukaryotes?
 
*more common for eukaryotes?
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Revision as of 19:23, 11 August 2005

  • 500/526 for DNA, 460/650 for RNA
  • nucleic acid binding dye
  • cell-permeant
  • emits green fluorescence when bound to dsDNA (525 nm) and red fluorescence when bound to ssDNA or RNA (650 nm).
  • more common for eukaryotes?