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DNA Staining Method Based on Formazan Precipitation Induced by Blue Light Exposure
 

DNA Staining Method Based on Formazan Precipitation Induced by Blue Light Exposure

Article DOI: 10.3791/56528
January 28th, 2018

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Summary January 28th, 2018

This method allows selective staining and quantification of DNA in gels by soaking the gel in a SYBR Green I/Nitro Blue Tetrazolium solution and then exposing it to sunlight or a blue light source. This produces a visible precipitate and requires almost no equipment, making it ideal for field use.

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