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bisBenzimide H 33258

A fluorescent DNA stain
Catalog #: 2178
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2178-25 25 mg
2178-100 100 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name 2′-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-5-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-2,5′-bi(1H-benzimidazole) trihydrochloride, 2-[2-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-6-benzimidazoyl]-6-(1-methyl-4-piperazyl)benzimidazole trihydrochloride, BBIH, HOE 33258, Hoechst 33258
Appearance Yellow to dark yellow solid
CAS # 23491-45-4
Molecular Formula C₂₅H₂₄N₆O · 3HCl
Molecular Weight 533.88
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility H₂O (~ 10 mg/ml)
SMILES CN1CCN(CC1)C2=CC3=C(C=C2)N=C(N3)C4=CC5=C(C=C4)NC(=C6C=CC(=O)C=C6)N5.Cl.Cl.Cl
InChi InChI=1S/C25H24N6O.3ClH/c1-30-10-12-31(13-11-30)18-5-9-21-23(15-18)29-25(27-21)17-4-8-20-22(14-17)28-24(26-20)16-2-6-19(32)7-3-16;;;/h2-9,14-15,26,28H,10-13H2,1H3,(H,27,29);3*1H
PubChem CID 5360743
MDL Number MFCD00012679
Handling Protect from light and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


A fluorescent DNA stain with low cytotoxicity that binds preferentially to adenine-thymine (A-T) regions of DNA. Useful for staining DNA, chromosomes and nuclei. May be used for fluorescence microscopy or flow cytometry.

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