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Ethidium

A trypanocidal agent and possible antiviral agent that is widely used in experimental cell biology and biochemistry. Ethidium has several experimentally useful properties including binding to nucleic acids, noncompetitive inhibition of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, and fluorescence among others. It is most commonly used as the bromide.

Year introduced: 1974(1972)

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Tree Number(s): D03.494.633.416

MeSH Unique ID: D004996

Registry Number: EN464416SI

Entry Terms:

  • Ethidium Bromide
  • Bromide, Ethidium
  • Homidium Bromide
  • Bromide, Homidium
  • Novidium

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