Agent Name

YOYO-1

CAS Number

143413-85-8

Formula

C49-H58-N6-O2.4I

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,1'-((4,4,7,7-Tetramethyl)-4,7-diazaundecamethylene)bis-4-(3-methyl-2,3-dihydro(benzo-1,3-oxazole)-2-methylidine)quinolinium, tetraiodide; 1,1'-(4,4,7,7-Tetramethyl-4,7-diazaundecamethylene)-bis-4-(3-methyl-2,3-dihydro-(benzo-1,3-oxazole)-2-methylidene)-quinolinium tetraiodide; Yoyo 1; 1,3-Propanediaminium, N,N,N',N'-tetramethyl-N,N'-bis(3-(4-((3-methyl-2(3H)-benzoxazolylidene)methyl)quinolinium-1-yl)propyl), tetraiodide; Quinolinium, 1,1'-(1,3-propanediylbis((dimethyliminio)-3,1-propanediyl))bis(4-((3-methyl-2(3H)-benzoxazolylidene)methyl)-, tetraiodide; [ChemIDplus] YOYO-1 iodide; [Molecular Probes MSDS]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Yellow liquid; [Molecular Probes MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Non-fluorescent in solution but forms highly fluorescent complex with double-stranded DNA." [ChemIDplus] "YOYO-1 is a green fluorescent dye used in DNA staining." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Possible mutagen; [Molecular Probes MSDS]

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