A method of enhancing the fluorescence of and/or producing an increased Stokes' shift in a fluorescent dye comprising combining the dye with a base and/or a detergent is described. The method is suitable in chem. or biochem. techniques using fluorescent dyes, particularly techniques requiring staining or labeling of org. mols., such as electrophoresis.
|Publication status||Published - 7 Oct 2004|