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SmartGlow Pre Stain for Nucleic Acid Gels, 1ml

SmartGlow Pre Stain for Nucleic Acid Gels, 1ml
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SmartGlow Pre Stain, 1ml (20,000x)

SKU E-4500-PS
Pkg 1ml (20,000x)
Weight 0.20 lbs
Market price: $99.00
Our price: $84.15
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SmartGlow PS Nucleic Acid Pre Stain -  A Green Alternative to Ethidium Bromide (EtBr)!

Compare to SYBR safe and GelGreen and SAVE: 2X concentration and 2X volume!

  • Replaces hazardous ethidium bromide (EtBr)
  • Better sensitivity than EtBr (down to 0.1ng)
  • Excitation of both UV and blue light
  • Ships at ambient temperature (store at 4°C)
  • Two types: PS (Pre-Stain) or LD (Loading Dye)
  • Compatible with SmartBlue™ Transilluminator


SmartGlow PS (Pre Stain) can be used as a direct replacement for Ethidium Bromide in agarose and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. The satin emits green fluorescence when bound to dsDNA or ssDNA and emits red fluorescence when bound to RNA.
SmartGlow PS exhibits excitation peaks at 290nm and 490nm, allowing it to be used with UV and blue light.



  1. Prepare 100ml of agarose or polyacrylamide solution.
  2. Add 5ul of SmartGlow PS stain to the gel solution before pouring gels.
  3. For enhanced results, add SmartGlow PS to the running buffer at a retio of 5ul per 100ml. Adding SmartGlow PS to the running buffer will result in increased sensitivity and better detection of small quantities of nucleic acid.
  4. After electrophoresis is complete, view the gels using a UV or blue light illuminator.