Coomassie absorber?

Henk Veldman H.Veldman at lab.azu.nl
Thu Dec 16 02:25:23 EST 1999


"Hiranya S. Roychowdhury" schreef:

> At 10:48 AM 12/14/99 +0100, Henk Veldman wrote:
>
> >
> >Amresco Destaining Bags, code: E732-Q-1
> >
> >One bag (kind of tea bag with brown stuff, not carbon) will adsorp up to
> >5 mg coomassie or ethidium bromide overnight.
> >
> >Henk
> >--
>
> Why should anybody spend money buying these "bags" when common cellulosic
> and other everyday synthetic polymeric substances (paper towel, kimwipes,
> packaging foam, unusable foam plugs, etc.) will do the job?
>
> Dr. Hiranya Sankar Roychowdhury
> GENE LAB/ EPPWS
> New Mexico State University
> Las Cruces, NM 88003
> Ph. (505) 646-5785
> hroychow at nmsu.edu
>
> ---

For destaining coomassie gels I prefere kimwipes. I mainly use the bags to
collect the ethidium bromide from elektroforesis buffers before discarding
them, in view of environmental and safety regulations.

Henk
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