Nucleic Acid Stains and Tracking Dyes


Stains and tracking dyes are offered for detecting nucleic acids in gels and monitoring electrophoresis runs. Silver stains and fluorescent gel stains are provided to detect nanogram quantities of nucleic acids.

Category Products
Silver Stain Plus Kit

Silver staining is a rapid and highly sensitive method for detecting proteins and nucleic acids in polyacrylamide gels. Bio-Rad offers kits and solutions for silver staining.

Ethidium Bromide Solution

Ethidium bromide is a sensitive fluorescent stain for visualizing DNA in agarose and polyacrylamide gels. Bio-Rad offers ethidium bromide in a ready-to-use solution.

General Electrophoresis Stains and Tracking Dyes

Bio-Rad offers two tracking dyes for monitoring electrophoresis runs: bromophenol blue for monitoring protein electrophoresis and xylene cyanole FF for monitoring nucleic acid electrophoresis.


ROI orders / enquiries please contact

+353 1 2907000

+353 1 2907111

NI orders / enquiries please contact

+44 2890 735 588

+44 2890 735 599