Software to read SDS-PAGE

Dima Klenchin klenchin at macc.wisc.edu
Sun Dec 17 19:47:22 EST 1995


In article <dtyyu.148.0013AA4D at ucla.edu>,
   dtyyu at ucla.edu (David Tak Yan Yu) wrote:
>Is there a free software to calculate MW of proteins in SDS-PAGE?

I don't get it. Do you need imaging program to be able to scan
you gel and then digitize/edit it or you need to calculate MW?

The latter does not require software: plot log(MW) vs distance
and from this calibration curve (ideally,line) calculate 
MW of you protein. There are many caveats discussed in many
sources but software just can't help here. 

Regards, 

- Dima




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