dsGreen Nucleic Acid Gel Staining Solution, 10000×

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dsGreen is a sensitive dsDNA binding dye, which can be used for routine DNA detection in agarose and polyacrylamide gels. A qPCR grade reagent is also available.

Unlike ethidium bromide, dsGreen is highly selective towards double stranded DNA, much less harmful, and offers better sensitivity.

Comparison between ethidium bromide and dsGreen

FeatureEthidium BromidedsGreen
Fluorescence Red (615 nm) Green (524 nm)
Excitation maximum 302 nm 454 nm
Excitation light source UV only Blue light or UV
Sensitivity 2 ng / band (dsDNA)
100 ng / band (RNA)
0.08 ng / band (dsDNA)
1–2 ng / band (oligonucleotides)
Health hazard High Low


Excitation and emission spectra of dsDNA complex with dsGreen

Excitation and emission spectra of dsDNA complex with dsGreen

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General properties

Appearance: orange solution
Quality control: NMR 1H, HPLC-MS (95%), functional testing
Storage conditions: Storage: 24 months after receival at -20°C in the dark. Transportation: at room temperature for up to 3 weeks. Avoid prolonged exposure to light.
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Product specifications

Spectral properties

Excitation/absorption maximum, nm: 490
ε, L⋅mol−1⋅cm−1: 73000
Emission maximum, nm: 524
Fluorescence quantum yield: 0.8


Storage time in months: 12

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