How does one visualise DNA on an agarose gel ?

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asked Mar 14, 2018 in Class XII Biology by rahul152 (-2,843 points)
How does one visualise DNA on an agarose gel ?

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answered Mar 14, 2018 by nikita74 (-1,018 points)
A compound called Ethidium Bromide stains DNA, which on irradiating with Ultraviolet, fluoresce gives orange light. Hence, DNA fragments appear as orange band in the presence of Ethidium Bromide and UV.

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