The Use of Hoechst Dyes for DNA Staining and Beyond
AbstractHoechst dyes are among the most popular fluorophores used to stain DNA in living and fixed cells. Moreover, their high affinity and specificity towards DNA make Hoechst dyes excellent targeting moieties, which can be conjugated to various other molecules in order to tether them to DNA. The recent developments in the fields of microscopy and flow cytometry have sparked interest in such composite molecules, whose applications range from investigating nucleus microenvironment to drug delivery into tumours. Here we provide an overview of the properties of Hoechst dyes and discuss recent developments in Hoechst-based composite probes. View Full-Text
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Bucevičius, J.; Lukinavičius, G.; Gerasimaitė, R. The Use of Hoechst Dyes for DNA Staining and Beyond. Chemosensors 2018, 6, 18.
Bucevičius J, Lukinavičius G, Gerasimaitė R. The Use of Hoechst Dyes for DNA Staining and Beyond. Chemosensors. 2018; 6(2):18.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bucevičius, Jonas; Lukinavičius, Gražvydas; Gerasimaitė, Rūta. 2018. "The Use of Hoechst Dyes for DNA Staining and Beyond." Chemosensors 6, no. 2: 18.
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