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Information of 4,6-diamidino-2-phenylindole (DAPI) from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: 4,6-diamidino-2-phenylindole (DAPI)

  • Chemical Class: Diamidine

  • Description: Bivalent cationic diamidine, A fluorescent dye used to stain biological specimens. 4',6-diamidino-2-phenylindole is a blue fluorescent stain that binds strongly to A-T rich regions in DNA. It is used extensively in fluorescence microscopy.

  • Database Links: CHEBI:51231

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