Non-toxic Nucleic-acid stain
markw at unixg.ubc.ca
Fri Jan 21 22:08:52 EST 1994
Dear Arabidopsis Community,
I am involved in the initial setting-up of a biotechnology course
for students at the high-school level. We are hoping to include molecular
biology experiments in which it will be necessary to run gels. It's not
that I don't TRUST high school students with Ethidium Bromide... but....
I think you might understand my concern. I am wondering if anyone knows
of a stain which is less toxic (and better yet, could be visualized without
UV light!) which could be used in place of EtBr for visualizing DNA in
Please direct your replies to my personal E-mail address, or to Peter
Wilkinson via the K12.ed.tech newsgroup.
thank you for your time,
Dept of Botany
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