DAPI is a popular blue fluorescent DNA dye. The dye binds to the minor groove of dsDNA with approximately 20-fold fluorescence enhancement.
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NucSpot® Live Cell Nuclear Stains
NucSpot® Live Cell Nuclear Stains are cell-membrane permeable DNA dyes that specifically stains nuclei in live or fixed cells. They have excellent specificity for DNA without the need for a wash step, and they have have low toxicity for live cell imaging. Supplied as 1000X stock solutions in DMSO.
RedDot™1 Far-Red Nuclear Stain, 200X in H2O
RedDot™1 is a far-red cell membrane-permeable nuclear dye similar to Draq5™. The dye is ideal for specifically staining the nuclei of live cells.
RedDot™2 Far-Red Nuclear Stain, 200X in DMSO
RedDot™2 is a far-red cell membrane-impermeable nuclear dye similar to Draq7™, with excitation and emission at 665/695 nm. The dye is ideal for specifically staining the nuclei of dead cells with minimal cytoplasmic RNA staining.
EverBrite™ Mounting Medium
A revolutionary antifade mounting medium optimally formulated for preserving fluorescence of our CF® dyes and other fluorochromes. Available with or without DAPI.
Propidium Iodide (PI)
Propidium iodide (PI) is a membrane-impermeant nucleic acid intercalator. The dye is commonly used to selectively stain dead cells in a cell population and also used as a counterstain in multicolor fluorescent imaging.