Dr. Duncan Clark
Duncan at nospam.demon.co.uk
Tue Dec 14 04:24:09 EST 1999
In article <38560344.2AAFE5C3 at uni-konstanz.de>, Frank O. Fackelmayer
<Frank.Fackelmayer at uni-konstanz.de> writes
>mayday at newsguy.com wrote:
>> What's the best thing to absorb Coomassie when destaining
>> a gel? I see people who have used the option of tossing in a
>> token Kimwipe or two (a ritual handed down for generations...),
>> which, as nearly pure cellulose, generally becomes almost as
>> blue as the destaining solution over the course of an evening.
>> There must be some sort of protein product which is common,
>> cheap, insoluble yet accessible - what is it?
>What about putting a spoonful of activated carbon into a tea bag, close
>the bag and toss it into the destaining solution. That should absorb
>coomassie quite well.
>just an idea
Or sponge as in bungs for shake flasks.
The problem with being on the cutting edge is that you occasionally get
sliced from time to time....
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