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Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye

  • Detect and visualize small amounts of nucleic acids after gel electrophoresis
  • Store at room temperature for quick and easy use without thawing
  • Use with a variety of common gel types and imaging equipment

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Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye
500μl
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Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye

Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye is a sensitive fluorescent dye that binds to single-stranded DNA, double-stranded DNA and RNA, and can be used to stain and visualize nucleic acids in gels. Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye is compatible with denaturing and native agarose and polyacrylamide gels and can be imaged with any standard imaging system, such as by UV transillumination with a Polaroid® or digital camera, GE ImageQuant™ or Bio-Rad Gel Doc™ systems.

The concentrated dye is stable for up to 90 days at room temperature. Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye does not require prewashing or destaining of gels. It is more much more sensitive than ethidium bromide, so less sample nucleic acid and nucleic acid markers are required for visualization, resulting in increased savings with every gel you run.

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Overview of the Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye protocol.
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Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye staining of DNA separated on a 1.2% Clear E-gel®.

Lane 1: 10µl of BenchTop 1kb DNA Ladder (Cat.# G7541); lane 2–12: twofold serial dilutions of ladder in 1X Blue/Orange Loading Dye (Cat.# G1881). Following electrophoresis, the gel was incubated in 1X Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye for 20 minutes and imaged.

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Diamond™ Gel Nucleic Acid staining of DNA separated on a 4–20% polyacrylamide gel.

Lane 1: 10µl of BenchTop 1kb DNA Ladder (Cat.# G7541); lane 2–10: twofold serial dilutions of ladder in 1X Blue/Orange Loading Dye (Cat.# G1881). Following electrophoresis, the gel was incubated in 1X Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye for 20 minutes and imaged.

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Diamond™ Nucleic Acid Dye

H118A 1 x 500μl

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For Research Use Only. Not for Use in Diagnostic Procedures.

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