Propidium iodide (PI)

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Substrate and Assay Reagents
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P367-2.0 ml
2.0 ml
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Storage and Handling
Store undiluted solution between 2°C and 8°C, and protect from light.


Propidium iodide (PI) is a fluorescent dye that binds to DNA. When excited by 488nm laser light, it can be detected with 562-588nm band pass filter. It is commonly used in evaluation of cell viability or DNA content in cell cycle analysis by flow cytometry. Propidium Iodide Solution can also be used in evaluation of apoptosis, cell viability and cell cycle analysis by flow cytometry.
Directions for Use
The suggested use of this PI solution is 10 µl per 106 cells in 0.5 ml/test, and incubate for 15 minutes at 4 °C before analysis.
Hazard Description
Caution: This solution is toxigenic and mutagenic; handle with care.

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