Overview

  • Product name

    Bromophenol blue, Tracking dye
  • Description

    Tracking dye for nucleic acid or protein electrophoresis.
  • Alternative names

    • Bromophenol Blue (BPB)
    • Bromphenol Blue Sultone Form
  • Biological description

    pH indicator (pH 3.0 (yellow) - 4.6 (blue)). Tracking dye in DNA, RNA (agarose) and protein (polyacrylamide) gel electrophoresis. Migrates at approximately the same rate as 300-500bp DNA in agarose gel and at the buffer front in protein polyacrylamide gels.


     

  • CAS Number

    115-39-9
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    4,4'-(1,1-Dioxido-3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-ylidene)bis[2,6-dibromophenol]
  • Molecular weight

    669.96
  • Molecular formula

    C19H10Br4O5S
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    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.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Tang HM  et al. SIRT1 Suppresses Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 Transcription. J Virol 89:8623-31 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 26063426) »
  • Dong Y  et al. NaHS Protects Cochlear Hair Cells from Gentamicin-Induced Ototoxicity by Inhibiting the Mitochondrial Apoptosis Pathway. PLoS One 10:e0136051 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 26295804) »
  • Burford GD & Pickering BT The number of neurophysins in the rat. Influence of the concentration of Bromophenol Blue, used as a tracking dye, on the resolution of proteins by polyacrylamide-gel electrophoresis. Biochem J 128:941-4 (1972). Read more (PubMed: 4638797) »

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