Is Hoechst cytotoxic?
Posted May 5, 2021
Hoechst stains are popular blue fluorescent, nuclear-specific dyes that can be used to stain live or fixed cells. Hoechst dyes induce lower cytotoxicity as compared to other dyes. The staining is very stable and non-toxic to live cells for several days or longer.
Cytotoxicity, Mutagenicity and DNA damage by Hoechst 33342
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