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Product nameAcridine orange hemi(zinc chloride) salt, Fluorescent cationic DNA and RNA dye
DescriptionCell-permeable metachromatic fluorescent cationic DNA and RNA dye; RNA polymerase inhibitor.
- 3,6-Bis(dimethylamino)acridine hydrochloride zinc chloride double salt
- 3,6-Bis(dimethylamino)acridinium chloride hemi(zinc chloride salt)
- Basic Orange 14
- Euchrysin GNY
Cell-permeable metachromatic fluorescent cationic dye that stains DNA and RNA. Also an inhibitor of RNA polymerase.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Paul RN The use of thionin and acridine orange in staining semithin sections of plant material embedded in epoxy resin. Stain Technol 55:195-6 (1980). Read more (PubMed: 6161450) »
- Frost JK et al. Automatic cell identification and enrichment in lung cancer. I. Light scatter and fluorescence parameters. J Histochem Cytochem 27:545-51 (1979). Read more (PubMed: 86575) »
- Tyrer HW et al. Automatic cell identification and enrichment in lung cancer. II. Acridine orange for cell sorting of sputum. J Histochem Cytochem 27:552-6 (1979). Read more (PubMed: 86576) »
- Golden JF et al. A screening system for cervical cancer cytology. J Histochem Cytochem 27:522-8 (1979). Read more (PubMed: 374619) »
- McMaster GK & Carmichael GG Analysis of single- and double-stranded nucleic acids on polyacrylamide and agarose gels by using glyoxal and acridine orange. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 74:4835-8 (1977). Read more (PubMed: 73185) »