? Peptide solubilisation ?

Steve Bryson steve at hera.med.utoronto.ca
Mon Jun 15 13:01:03 EST 1998

Jongrak Kittiworakarn (g3937506 at STUDENT2.MAHIDOL.AC.TH) wrote:
: Dear All:

: I am going to purify a synthetic peptide by hplc, but I have a problem
: with its solubility.
: I have tried several solvent, i.e. CH3CN, water, 20-50% CH3CN in water,
: isopropanol, methanol, DMF, but the peptide just slightly soluble in
: those solvent.
: I would greatly appreciate, if you can give me any suggestion on the
: solubilisation of the peptide.

: Thanks in advance
: Jongrak

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Try adding a little concentrated NaOH or a strong buffer at high pH.
Both of these have worked for me in the past.

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