Catalogue Number: 17591-AAT
|Shelf Life:||12 months|
Description: Cyber Green™ is an excellent nucleic acid sensor. The dye is essentially nonfluorescent, but becomes highly fluorescent upon binding to dsDNA. Cyber Green™ is much less mutagenic and toxic than ethidium bromide. It has the same spectral properties to those of PicoGreen®, thus a great replacement to PicoGreen® (PicoGreen® is the trademark of Invitrogen). Cyber Green™ is one of the most sensitive stains available for detecting double-stranded DNA (dsDNA). It has much greater sensitivity for dsDNA, thus especially useful for assays where the presence of contaminating RNA or ssDNA might obscure results. Cyber Green™ dye has excitation and emission spectra identical to those of PicoGreen®, making the dye readily compatible with instrument settings of PicoGreen® or SYBR® Green. This particular Cyber Green™ formulation is optimized for quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) applications.