salicylate & fluorography

Mark Strom strom at
Fri Mar 5 13:22:50 EST 1993

russell at DOGWOOD.BOTANY.UGA.EDU (Russell Malmberg) writes:

>I'm looking for both a protocol and a reference for
>the use of sodium salicylate as a fluor for H3, S35,
>and C14 labelled protein acrylamide gels.

I've used 0.5 M salicylate-1.5% glycerol after the water wash for
H3-fluorography with good success.  The gels don't crack as readily during
drying and the signal obtained was strong. (ref. Sambrook, et al. 1989.
Molecular Cloning: a laboratory manual). 

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