ethidium bromide


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e·thid·i·um bro·mide

(e-thid'ē-ŭm brō'mīd),
A sensitive fluorochrome that binds to DNA; used in cytochemistry and electrophoresis.

ethidium bromide

(e-thid′ē-ŭm)
A fluorescent dye used to highlight nucleic acids.
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harzianum JF419706 was performed chemically by ethidium bromide and physically by UV radiation.
These pictures showed an ethidium bromide stained gel, a protein tank, a protein gel box, and a white light box used to view protein gels or methylene blue stained DNA gels.
Actinomycin D and ethidium bromide solutions were prepared and bound to calf thymus DNA.
The gDNA extracted from human blood by alkali lysis method, as visualized in Agarose gel electrophoresis after Ethidium bromide staining is shown in Fig.
Staining of agarose gel with ethidium bromide was done as well in order to show if any contamination with nucleic acids persist.
Many researchers use ethidium bromide staining to monitor the progress of gradient separation of the DNA bands from agarose gel slices.
To prevent this, the university researchers stain samples with an ethidium bromide monoazide dye.
47 +++ - +++ +++ * rRT-PCR, real-time reverse transcription-PCR; Ct, cycle threshold; -, no visible band; +, faint; ++, distinct; +++, strong band after agarose gel electrophoresis of PCR products and staining with ethidium bromide.
The intercalating dye ethidium bromide is typically used in research laboratories to stain DNA (Madden 2006).