BHQ®-1

BHQ®-1 stands for Black Hole Quencher 1 and it consists of a dark quencher, often used in dual-labelled probes. As dark quenchers, Black Hole Quenchers absorb energy without emitting fluorescence. They are in fact non-fluorescent chromophores.

Quencher bhq1

Metabion offers BHQ®-1 in its DNA and RNA dual-labelled probes portfolio. Click here

BHQ®-1 as 5' modification
MW as 5' 540 g/mol
Absorption range 480-580 nm
Absorption maximum 650 nm
Extinction coefficient (260nm) 8 mM-1cm-1
BHQ®-1 as 3' modification
MW as 5' 598 g/mol
Absorption range 480-580 nm
Absorption maximum 650 nm
Extinction coefficient (260nm) 8 mM-1cm-1
BHQ®-1 as internal modification
MW as 5' 852 g/mol
Absorption range 480-580 nm
Absorption maximum 650 nm
Extinction coefficient (260nm) 16.4 mM-1cm-1

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