ethidium bromide

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ethidium bromide

[e′thid·ē·əm ′brō‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
C21H20BrN3 Dark red crystals with a melting point of 238-240°C; used in treating trypanosomiasis in animals and as an inhibitor of deoxyribonucleic and ribonucleic acid synthesis. Also known as homidium bromide.
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PCR was performed and its products were electrophoresed in an ethidium bromide stained 1% agarose gel with I>>-Hind III digest as a marker 1.
The Office of Campus Sustainability also highly recommends lab usage of Gel Red as part of its initiatives--a safer alternative in DNA research to toxic ethidium bromide--as well as the usage of energy efficient freezers typically used in biochemistry, biology and life sciences laboratories.
DNA staining in gels has historically been carried out using silver staining and fluore-scent dyes like ethidium bromide and SYBR Green I (SGI)5.
The amplification products were electrophoresed through a 2% agarose gel and visualized with UV transilluminator after ethidium bromide staining.
This helps to guarantee high and consistent recovery rates in excess of 85 percent, while simultaneously removing primer-dimers, primers, nucleotides, proteins, salt, agarose, ethidium bromide, and other impurities.
The slides were then stained with ethidium bromide and observed under fluorescent microscope.
Ethidium bromide (10 mg) was mixed with 10 mL of sterile distilled water.
Each material was tested on human peripheral blood lymphocytes using the micronucleus assay and ethidium bromide/acridine orange viability staining.
In this connection, wild bacterial strain Streptococcus equisimilis was mutagenized using ethidium bromide and UV radiation.