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Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

Stain used in Agarose gel electrophoresis
A. Acetocarmine
B. Saffranin
C. Cyanogen bromide
D. Ethidium bromide

D. Ethidium bromide

Gel electrophoresis is a technique for separating DNA fragments based on their size and net electric charges.
The separated DNA fragments are visualized after staining the DNA with ethidium bromide followed by exposure to UV radiation.

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