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Acridine Orange (C.I. 46005)

Acridine orange is a metachromatic fluorescent cationic dye that permeates the cell membrane and intercalates DNA and RNA. It allows for visual detection of nucleic acids on agarose and polyacrylamide gels.
Acridine Orange, a cell-permeable metachromatic fluorescent cationic dye that intercalates DNA and RNA, is used in fluorescence and epiflouresence microscopy. Acridine Orange dye has been used to analyze mitochondria and lysosomal content by flow cytometry, characterize multidrug resistance, and measure changes in mitochondrial mass during apoptosis in rat thymocytes.

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Category Dyes, Stains & Indicators
Price Custom packed. Request price on line.
CAS Number 10127-02-3
Formula C17H20ClN3 · HCl · 1/2ZnCl2
Molecular Weight 369.96
Purity Extinction Coefficient E(489 to 495nm) > 38000 E(285 to 291nm) > 18000 E(265 to 271nm) > 38000
Appearance reddish brown powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature
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