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Ethidium Bromide, Fisher BioReagents


Quantity 5g
Packaging Amber Glass

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  FLBP102-5

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Catalog No. BP102-5

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Extinction Coefficient 100g(-1) cm(-1) min.
Identification Pass Test
Lambda Max 478 to 482nm
Loss on Drying 5% max.
Packaging Amber Glass
Melting Point 260°C / 500°F
pH 4.0 to 7.0
Color Purple
Quantity 5g
Chemical Name or Material Ethidium Bromide
CAS 1239-45-8
Physical Form Powder; Solid
Molecular Formula C21H20BrN3
Formula Weight 394.32g/mol
Merck Index 15, 4769
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Blue
Recommended Storage RT
DOT Information DOT Class 6.1, : Poison
TSCA Not on TSCA inventory: for R and D use only; not for manufacturing or commercial purposes.

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Ethidium Bromide
CAS 1239-45-8
Molecular Formula C21H20BrN3
Formula Weight 394.32g/mol

  • 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

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