Sequencing gel size marker dyes

Robert Horton horton at
Mon Sep 18 00:03:37 EST 1995

Jeffrey Keen (j.keen at wrote:
: Does anyone use dye size markers other than xylene cyanol and bromophenol
: blue on denaturing sequence gels. 

: A dye that runs at around 200-300bp would be really useful.

Cresol red runs about 300bp (in 1% agarose, anyway...)

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