MeOH in Western Buffer

Louis Hom lhom at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Fri Mar 10 13:03:30 EST 1995

My labmates are invariably astonished to hear that I don't put methanol in
my Western transfer buffer.  But I never have, and I still get nice transfer.
Why do people put MeOH in their buffer? Does its absence not affect me because
of the membrane I use (nitrocellulose)? 
Lou Hom >K'93		"It has been suggested that...gene splicing and cloning 
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