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Propidium Iodide Solution
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421301 2 ml $45.00
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Formulation: Phosphate-buffered saline, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Concentration: 0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling: The solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protect from light. Caution: This solution contains hazardous material; handle with care.
Application: FC - Quality tested
Recommended Usage: The suggested use of this solution for viability staining is 10 µl per million cells in 0.5 ml/test, and incubate for 15 minutes at 4 °C before analysis. For Cell Cycle analysis, please see our Propidium Iodide Cell Cycle Staining Protocol. Caution: This solution is toxigenic and mutagenic; handle with care.
Blue Laser (488 nm)
Green Laser (532 nm)/Yellow-Green Laser (561 nm)
Propidium Iodide Solution can be used in evaluation of apoptosis, cell viability and cell cycle analysis by flow cytometry.
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Antigen Details

Description: Propidium iodide (PI) is a fluorescent dye that binds to DNA. When excited by 488nm laser light, it can be detected with in the PE/Texas Red® channel with a bandpass filter 610/10. It is commonly used in evaluation of cell viability or DNA content in cell cycle analysis by flow cytometry.
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Other Names: PI
GeneID: NA
Keywords: Propidium Iodide Solution, Solution, PI, Flow Cytometry, Immunology, Antibodies
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