The challenges of using Ethidium Bromide (EtBr) are well documented. This substance is a known carcinogen that requires delicate handling and complex disposal practices.
It has long been a lab staple because it works exceptionally well, lasts forever and is very economical.
Early generations of safe alternatives have failed to deliver when it comes to sensitivity.
Stellar Scientific offers a family of gel loading dyes and pre-stains that are reversing the trend. Contact us for a free sample of any of our these safer dyes, and you will be pleased with the results.