SDS PAGE band blurring
ipark at kaist.ac.kr
Sun Aug 4 22:29:07 EST 1996
brett (brett at BORCIM.WUSTL.EDU) wrote:
: >My lab has had problems with SDS PAGE band blurring. A visible line
: >demarcates the difference between normal bands on top, and uninterpretable
: >blurs below. Both bands and blurs occur above the dye front. The line
: >has been observed at different positions. We have also noticed that in
: >these gels, the dye front begins to turn from blue to yellow (using
: >Bromophenol Blue as a marker). Anybody know what's going on? Any help
: >would be greatly appreciated.
: >Frances Chen
: >fchen at jeeves.ucsd.edu
: Sounds as if your lower buffer has little buffering capacity. First thing I'd
: do is remake it.
The volume capacity of the buffer tank could also be the problem --
we solved the same problem by getting a bigger electrophoresis tank.
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
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