46043

Sigma-Aldrich

Ethidium homodimer

suitable for fluorescence, ~90% (HPCE)

Synonym(s):
EtDi, EthD-1
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C46H50Cl4N8
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
856.75
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
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Quality Level

assay

~90% (HPCE)

mp

≥250 °C (lit.)

solubility

DMF: soluble
DMSO: soluble
H2O: soluble

fluorescence

λex 493 nm in H2O
λex 528 nm; λem 617 nm in TE buffer; DNA

suitability

suitable for fluorescence

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

Cl.Cl.Cl-.Cl-.Nc1ccc2c(c1)c(-c3ccccc3)n+(CCCNCCNCCCn+4c(-c5ccccc5)c6cc(N)ccc6c7ccc(N)cc47)c8cc(N)ccc28

InChI

1S/C46H46N8.4ClH/c47-33-13-17-37-39-19-15-35(49)29-43(39)53(45(41(37)27-33)31-9-3-1-4-10-31)25-7-21-51-23-24-52-22-8-26-54-44-30-36(50)16-20-40(44)38-18-14-34(48)28-42(38)46(54)32-11-5-2-6-12-32;;;;/h1-6,9-20,27-30,49-52H,7-8,21-26,47-48H2;4*1H

InChI key

ZKAJUKABUUJRLB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Ethidium homodimer (EtDi, EthD-1) is used as a staining dye for ssDNA, dsDNA, RNA, oligonucleotides, and triplex DNA. EthD-1 does not cross intact/viable cell membranes and can be used to test cell viability.
Staining dye for ssDNA, dsDNA, RNA, oligonucleotides, and triplex DNA. It will not cross intact cell membranes and can be used to test cell viability.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Other Notes

Reagent for the fluorimetric detection of nucleic acids

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

C

Risk Statement

14-34-40

Safety Statement

26-36/37/39-45

RIDADR

UN 3096 4.3(8) / PGII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Takeichiro Nakane et al.
Scientific reports, 7, 45641-45641 (2017-04-04)
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Acta biomaterialia, 51, 258-267 (2017-01-31)
Adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) secrete several angiogenic growth factors and can be applied to treat ischemic tissue. However, transplantation of dissociated ASCs has frequently resulted in rapid cell death. Therefore, we aimed to develop a thermosensitive chitosan/gelatin hydrogel that is...
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The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 140(6), 1632-1642 (2017-04-17)
Eosinophils are a subset of granulocytes that can be involved in the pathogenesis of different diseases, including allergy. Their effector functions are closely linked to their cytotoxic granule proteins. Release takes place through several different mechanisms, one of which is...
Yong Mao et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 94, 330-339 (2019-06-10)
Human amniotic membrane (AM) has intrinsic anti-inflammatory, anti-fibrotic and antimicrobial properties. Tissue preservation methods have helped to overcome the short shelf life of fresh AM allowing "on demand" use of AM grafts. Cryopreserved AM that retains all native tissue components...
Ethidium dimer: a new reagent for the fluorimetric determination of nucleic acids.
J Markovits et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 94(2), 259-264 (1979-04-15)
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