Quantifying protein bands on SDS gel image?

Zhixiang Hu hu at andromeda.rutgers.edu
Sat Aug 21 15:29:39 EST 1993


Is it possible to quantify protein bands on SDS gel from its scanned 
Black/white image? i.e., use a scanner as a densitometry. I know that several
companies (such as BioRad) sell gel image analysis package which are very
expensive. My question is whether I can use the regular scanner like Apple
Scan to estimate relative desnsity of protein bands on the SDS gel. Any
shareware or freeware available?

Thanks in advance!

Zhixiang
hu at andromeda.rutgers.edu




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