Artifacts in silver staining

G.J.W.Euverink at biol.rug.nl G.J.W.Euverink at biol.rug.nl
Tue Oct 18 08:13:41 EST 1994


In article <092ellbj.6 at chiron.wits.ac.za>  writes:
> mw position. I use ultra-pure acrylamide (MERCK), good water (MILLI-Q)
>and analytical grade glycine. CAN ANYONE HELP!!!!!!

Silver is not realy specific for proteins. DNA can also be stained with
silver. Most likely also other compounds can be stained.
May be your sample is free of other proteins but how about the non-
protein compounds ?

Gert-Jan



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