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Ethidium Bromide, Fisher BioReagents

Manufacturer:  Fisher Scientific Company BP1021

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Catalog No. BP102-1



 

Specifications

Description

Ethidium Bromide; Fisher BioReagents; 1g; Amber Glass; F.W. 394.32; CHBrN; mp 260deg. to 262deg.C; CAS: 1239-45-8

  • Ethidium bromide (EtBr)  commonly used as a nucleic acid stain for gel electrophoresis due to its fluorescence when exposed to UV light
  • Ethidium bromide intercalates double-stranded DNA and RNA
  • Can be used to stain gel after electrophoresis or incorporated into the gel and running buffer 
  • EtBr also acts as inhibitor of RNA and DNA polymerase
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Ethidium Bromide
100g(-1) cm(-1) min.
Pass Test
394.32
15, 4769
5% max.
260°C
Purple
1239-45-8
Powder/Solid
C21H20BrN3
478 to 482nm
EtBr
Amber Glass
4.0 to 7.0
1g

Chemical Identifiers

1239-45-8
C21H20BrN3
394.32
Ethidium Bromide

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

DOTInformation : DOT Class 6.1, : Poison

TSCA : Not on TSCA inventory: for R and D use only; not for manufacturing or commercial purposes.

Recommended Storage : RT