Running range of bromophenolblue and xylene cyanol?

Peter Frank via (by peter_frankde from
Tue Jul 17 15:35:19 EST 2007

"Jayakumar, R" <R.Jayakumar from> wrote:

>Depends on agarose percentage.  But generally, BPB - 300bp and XC - 3-4

Thanks for the info. That was what I was looking for. Couldn't find a
reference on the Web. Agarose percentage varies here but is usually
around 1,5 %.


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>The loading buffer for my DNA sample contains the dyes bromophenolblue
>and xylene cyanol. Can anyone tell me in what bp (base pair) range these
>dyes run in agarose gels for DNA analysis (i.e. DNA fragments of what
>size would run along with the bromophenolblue front or the xylene cyanol
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