Polysaccharides+Coomiassie/Ponceau

M. Johan Broekman hanbroekman at csi.com
Mon Sep 13 18:46:04 EST 1999


C Coward wrote:
> 
> Quick question - I've had a trawl through some old references but haven't
> come up with a satisfactory answer. Will Coomassie Blue or Ponceau S stain
> (in general) polysaccharides?
> 
> Cheers in advance.
> 
> Chris

Yep!

(In all fairness, staining may be weaker, and because of glycosylation
NON-homogeneity, bands are usually broader, thus less visible).  Not my
own findings, but generally accepted, I believe.
-Han



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