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HelixChem™ ShinyStar gel stain

● Safe alternative to EtBr for staining nucleic acid
● Non-toxic, non-mutagenic and non-carcinogenic
● No hazardous wastes


Description

HelixChemShinyStar gel stain is a safe nucleic acid stain, an alternative to the traditional ethidium bromid(EtBr) stain for detecting nucleic acid on agarose gels. It emits green fluorescence when bound to DNA or RNA under UV light.

Application

Storage and Stability

Store at 4℃ and stable for more than 12 month.
HelixChem™ ShinyStar gel stain is light sensitive and should be stored in a dark.


Application

Visualization of DNA and RNA bands on an agarose gel electrophoresis.


Safety tests

Table 1. HelixChem™ ShinyStar gel stain safety test results. The dye is non-cytotoxic and non-mutagenic at working concentrations used in gel staining.


Data

Visualization of DNA and RNA bands on an agarose gel electrophoresis.

Figure 1. Gel analysis of serially diluted PCR products and 1 kb DNA ladder using HelixChem™ ShinyStar gel stain and EtBr.

Figure 2. Gel analysis of different size of PCR products using HelixChem™ ShinyStar gel stain and EtBr. Each PCR product was synthesized using HelixAmp™ Speed-Pfu polymerase. M: HelixRuler™ 1kb+ (II) DNA ladder.

Figure 3. Gel analysis of serially diluted RNA using HelixChem™ ShinyStar gel stain and EtBr. Total RNA was isolated from Plant’ leaf using PureHelix™ Total RNA Purification Kit. M: HelixRuler™ 1kb+ (II) DNA ladder.

Cat.No. Product Size
 HCSS-M001 HelixChem™ ShinyStar gel stain (500 μl x 2 tubes) 1 ml 
 HCSS-M010 HelixChemT™ ShinyStar gel stain (10 ml x bottle) 10 ml