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An array of stains and assays for microbiological organisms such as bacteria, yeast and viruses.

For bacteria, we offer viability assays, fluorescent gram stain kits, and nucleic acid stains.

For yeast, find viability assays and other stains.

Learn more about viability PCR using PMAxx™ or PMA, a fast, quantitative method to measure viability of the organisms in your sample.

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    Live-or-Dye™ Fixable Viability Staining Kits

    From: $65 Sizes: 50 assays, 200 assays, 250 assaysCatalog #: 32016, 32017, 32002-T, 32014-T, 32003-T, 32009-T, 32004-T, 32012-T, 32015-T, 32005-T, 32007-T, 32006-T, 32013-T, 32008-T, 32011-T, 32002, 32014, 32003, 32009, 32004, 32012, 32005, 32006, 32015, 32007, 32013, 32008, - 32011View allHide

    Kits to covalently label dead cells, allowing cells with permeable plasma membranes to be excluded from analysis in flow cytometry. A wide variety of dye options for standard flow, spectral flow, and fluorescence microscopy.

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    Kits to covalently label dead cells, allowing cells with permeable plasma membranes to be excluded from analysis in flow cytometry. A wide variety of dye options for standard flow, spectral flow, and fluorescence microscopy.

     

    ViaFluor® SE Cell Proliferation Kits

    From: $50 Sizes: Trial size (1 vial), Set of 10 vialsCatalog #: 30050, 30068, 30086, 30068-T, - 30086-TView allHide

    Fixable cytoplasmic stains for monitoring cell division by flow cytometry. The dyes can also be used to track cell populations in co-culture.

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    Fixable cytoplasmic stains for monitoring cell division by flow cytometry. The dyes can also be used to track cell populations in co-culture.

     

    Bacterial Viability and Gram Stain Kit

    From: $216 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 32001

    A convenient assay for distinguishing between gram-negative and gram-positive, as well as live versus dead bacteria.

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    A convenient assay for distinguishing between gram-negative and gram-positive, as well as live versus dead bacteria.

     

    Glo-Plate™ Blue LED Illuminator

    Sizes: EachCatalog #: E90004

    A multi-functional blue LED light box that can be used for photolysis of PMAxx™ or PMA in viability PCR. It is also an excellent way to develop the staining of gels stained with the visible blue DNA gel stain DNAzure®.

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    A multi-functional blue LED light box that can be used for photolysis of PMAxx™ or PMA in viability PCR. It is also an excellent way to develop the staining of gels stained with the visible blue DNA gel stain DNAzure®.

     

    Live Bacterial Gram Stain Kit

    From: $130 Sizes: 200 assays, 800 assaysCatalog #: 32000, - 32000-1View allHide

    A fluorescent staining kit for live cell gram staining in bacteria. Suitable for fluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry.

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    A fluorescent staining kit for live cell gram staining in bacteria. Suitable for fluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry.

     

    LysoView™ Dyes

    From: $41 Sizes: Trial size (10 uL), 50 uL, Trial size (1 vial), Set of 10 vialsCatalog #: 70058, 70059-T, 70059, 70061, 70061-T, 70058-T, 70067, 70067-T, 70066, - 70066-TView allHide

    LysoView™ fluorescent dyes label lysosomes in live cells without a wash step, and are available in multiple colors with options for super-resolution imaging.

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    LysoView™ fluorescent dyes label lysosomes in live cells without a wash step, and are available in multiple colors with options for super-resolution imaging.

     

    PMA (Propidium Monoazide)

    From: $135 Sizes: 100 uL, 1 mgCatalog #: 40013, - 40019View allHide

    A photo-reactive DNA-binding dye typically used in viability PCR (v-PCR) of microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

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    A photo-reactive DNA-binding dye typically used in viability PCR (v-PCR) of microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

     

    PMA Enhancer for Gram Negative Bacteria, 5X Solution

    From: $76 Sizes: 16 mLCatalog #: 31038

    This product improves PMA- and PMAxx™-mediated discrimination between live and dead gram-negative bacteria when performing viability PCR.

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    This product improves PMA- and PMAxx™-mediated discrimination between live and dead gram-negative bacteria when performing viability PCR.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – E. coli (uidA)

    From: $350 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31050, - 31050-XView allHide

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on E. coli. It contains a viability dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the uidA gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on E. coli. It contains a viability dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the uidA gene.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – E. coli O157:H7 (Z3276)

    From: $350 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31037, - 31037-XView allHide

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on E. coli O157:H7. It contains a viability PCR dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the Z3276 gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on E. coli O157:H7. It contains a viability PCR dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the Z3276 gene.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – Legionella pneumophila (mip)

    From: $350 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31053

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Legionella pneumophila. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the mip gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Legionella pneumophila. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the mip gene.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – Listeria monocytogenes (hly)

    From: $324 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31051, - 31051-XView allHide

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Listeria monocytogenes. It contains a viability dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the hly gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Listeria monocytogenes. It contains a viability dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the hly gene.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – Mycobacterium tuberculosis (groEL2)

    From: $324 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31034

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the groEL2 gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the groEL2 gene.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – Salmonella enterica (invA)

    From: $350 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31033, - 31033-XView allHide

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Salmonella enterica. It contains a viability PCR dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the invA gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Salmonella enterica. It contains a viability PCR dye (PMAxx™ or PMA) and primers to amplify the invA gene.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – Staphylococcus aureus (mecA)

    From: $324 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31036

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on MRSA. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the mecA gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on MRSA. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the mecA gene.

     

    PMA Real-Time PCR Bacterial Viability Kit – Staphylococcus aureus (nuc)

    From: $324 Sizes: 200 assaysCatalog #: 31035

    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Staphylococcus aureus. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the nuc gene.

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    A kit designed to perform viability PCR on Staphylococcus aureus. It contains the viability PCR dye PMA and primers to amplify the nuc gene.