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Ethidium Bromide, Fisher BioReagents

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Quantity:
1g
5g
Packaging:
Amber Glass
1239-45-8
C21H20BrN3
394.32
MFCD00011724
ZMMJGEGLRURXTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
ethidium bromide, homidium bromide, dromilac, 3,8-diamino-5-ethyl-6-phenylphenanthridinium bromide, ethydium bromide, 3,8-diamino-5-ethyl-6-phenylphenanthridin-5-ium bromide, etbr, 2,7-diamino-10-ethyl-9-phenylphenanthridinium bromide, 2,7-diamino-9-phenyl-10-ethylphenanthridinium bromide, unii-059nuo2z1l
14710
CHEBI:4883
5-ethyl-6-phenylphenanthridin-5-ium-3,8-diamine;bromide
[Br-].CC[N+]1=C(C2=CC=CC=C2)C2=CC(N)=CC=C2C2=CC=C(N)C=C12
1239-45-8
C21H20BrN3
394.32
MFCD00011724
ZMMJGEGLRURXTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
ethidium bromide, homidium bromide, dromilac, 3,8-diamino-5-ethyl-6-phenylphenanthridinium bromide, ethydium bromide, 3,8-diamino-5-ethyl-6-phenylphenanthridin-5-ium bromide, etbr, 2,7-diamino-10-ethyl-9-phenylphenanthridinium bromide, 2,7-diamino-9-phenyl-10-ethylphenanthridinium bromide, unii-059nuo2z1l
14710
CHEBI:4883
5-ethyl-6-phenylphenanthridin-5-ium-3,8-diamine;bromide
[Br-].CC[N+]1=C(C2=CC=CC=C2)C2=CC(N)=CC=C2C2=CC=C(N)C=C12
  • Ethidium bromide (EtBr)  commonly used as a nucleic acid stain for gel electrophoresis due to its fluorescence when exposed to UV light
  • Ethidium bromide intercalates double-stranded DNA and RNA
  • Can be used to stain gel after electrophoresis or incorporated into the gel and running buffer 
  • EtBr also acts as inhibitor of RNA and DNA polymerase
Identification Pass Test
Packaging Amber Glass
Color Purple
pH 4.0 to 7.0
Loss on Drying 5% max.
Melting Point 260°C
Quantity 1g
Merck Index 15, 4769
Formula Weight 394.32
Physical Form Powder/Solid
Chemical Name or Material Ethidium Bromide
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DOTInformation : DOT Class 6.1, : Poison

TSCA : Not on TSCA inventory: for R and D use only; not for manufacturing or commercial purposes.

Recommended Storage : RT