why fatty acid free albumin for blocking PVDF membranes in weste
klenchin at REMOVE_TO_REPLY.facstaff.wisc.edu
Mon Mar 1 10:54:49 EST 1999
In article <7b1ds5$l62$1 at mserv2.dl.ac.uk>, wolfgang.schechinger at med.uni-tuebingen.de wrote:
>Is there any evidence if FA free albumine is important for blocking?
>In other words, what albumin quality is necessary for effective
>blocking PVDF in westerns?
"Normal", non FA-free, works just fine. 3% for 1 hr.
>I noticed that different albumin (BSA) qualities have highly
>Is there any special grade or supllier you would recommend or
>discourage to use?
We routinely buy from SIgma (the one that is 99% pure and cheapest
(sorry, too lazy to get the catalog) and it works for westerns and as a
carrier in our bio-assays.
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