Product nameBromocresol green sodium salt, electrophoresis tracking dye
DescriptionpH indicator; electrophoresis tracking dye.
- BCG sodium salt
- sodium alpha-(3,5-dibromo-2-methyl-4-oxo-2,5-cyclohexadienylidene)-alpha-(3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxyphenyl)toluenesulfonate
Triphenylmethane dye used as a pH indicator. Visual transition interval: pH 3.8 (yellow) – 5.4 (blue). Also used as a tracking dye for DNA agarose gel electrophoresis.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. 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:
- Jilly BJ et al. Rapid glutamic acid decarboxylase test for identification of Bacteroides and Clostridium spp. J Clin Microbiol 19:592-3 (1984). Read more (PubMed: 6376535) »