Novel Green (10000X) DNA Staining Reagent
The Novel Green DNA Stain provides an easy 2-step method to stain the DNA band from DNA electrophoresis. This unique reagent ensures the DNA to be stained with a high sensitivity and good quality. Novel Green is a next-generation DNA-binding dye ideal for use in quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) and many other applications. We designed the dye by taking into consideration several essential dye properties relevant to PCR, including PCR inhibition, safety, and stability and fluorescence spectra of the dye. Ethidium bromide (EtBr), which presents sensitivity for detecting 1-5 ng double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) in the agarose gel analysis, has been the most common dye for nucleic acid gel staining. However, several drawbacks of EtBr have been understood, including that EtBr is a mutagen/carcinogen and presents a high risk of inducing cancer. Furthermore, the ultraviolet (UV) light used to illuminate EtBr-DNA compounds probably results in skin or eye damage to the user if misconduct. It’s also noted that exposure to the UV light might cause chemical modifications of the DNA samples in the gel, such as the formation of TT dimmers, leading to challenge with the subsequent DNA manipulations. The Novel Green shows a high sensitivity bound with DNA, it also brings a more reliable and safer experience of use, since the stained gel can be visualized with the blue-light transilluminator, thus avoiding the risk of skin/eye damage as well as reducing the side effects of DNA modification caused by the UV light.
- Easy disposal
Passed environmental safety tests for direct disposal down the drain or in regular trash.
More sensative than SYBR Green I
- Flexible for different procedures
Can be used for either precast or post gel staining.
- Simple to use
Very simple procedures for post gel staining.
- Perfect Compatibility with a Standard UV or a Blue light Transilluminator
Novel Green replaces EtBr with no optical setting change; Novel Green replaces SYBR Green I with no optical setting change.