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How should ethidium bromide be stored?

Posted December 3, 2021


Ethidium bromide should be stored at room temperature in a dark place protected from light, away from strong oxidizing agents. The container in which ethidium bromide is stored must always be kept tightly closed when not in use to minimize exposure to this toxic mutagen.

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