ethidium bromide alternative?

Brad Thomas bthomas at
Tue Oct 3 14:58:09 EST 1995

NucleoStain (National Diagnostics) is sensitive, gives nice blue bands 
(not a fluorescent stain) and it works well with RNA too.  It's a 
methylene blue based stain that you use as a post-stain.   Thiazole 
orange is an interesting fluorescent stain.  You need the right filter 
set to use it (ex/em 495/530). It can be included in the gel and running 

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