ReadiDrop™ Propidium Iodide by Bio-Rad

Manufacturer Bio-Rad  |   Model: 1351101  |  Available Worldwide
Commonly used in flow cytometry experiments for excluding dead cells, the propidium iodide solution enters a compromised cell and binds to double-stranded DNA/RNA by intercalating between base pairs.


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ReadiDrop™ Propidium Iodide
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Use ReadiDrop propidium iodide, a ready-to-use cell viability dye, for excluding dead cells in flow cytometry experiments. As a cell-impermeable assay, ReadiDrop propidium iodide enters a compromised cell and binds to double-stranded DNA/RNA by intercalating between base pairs.

Key Benefits of ReadiDrop Propidium Iodide Cell Viability Assay

  • Ideal for cell sorting — fluorescent molecules are suspended in PBS without preservatives
  • Stable at room temperature — keep a bottle of ReadiDrop propidium iodide cell viability assay by your cell sorter or cell analyzer for easy access
  • No more weighing, pipetting, or diluting — ready-to-use solution to gives 1 µg/ml as the final concentration

Features of the ReadiDrop Propidium Iodide Cell Viability Dye

  • Fluorophore Properties
    • Excitation maximum: 538 nm
    • Emission maximum: 617 nm
    • Optimal excitation laser: 561 nm or 488 nm
  • Molecular weight: 668.39 g/mol
  • Molecular formula: C27H34I2N4
  • Specifications
    • Store at 15–30°C
    • Do not freeze