Protein electrophoresis antioxidant

Tyson Graber tysong at
Tue Sep 28 23:08:32 EST 1999

if it stinks like sulphur, it's probably ß-mercapethanol...a mild reducing

just a guess

Rob Jordan <rjordan at> wrote in message
news:7r6pq4$ies$1 at
| I've just started doing Western blots and I have a question I can't seem
| find and answer to. I've been using precast gels and the manufacturer
| recommends using an antioxidant when you run reduced samples (which I'm
| doing). They sell an antioxidant which apparently works fine. I can't seem
| to find any references as to what the (or some suitable) antioxidant is.
| I use something that's easy to make or should I just keep buying it? It's
| not really expensive, but if it's something I have on the shelf I may as
| well make my own.
| Thanks-
| Rob
| --
| Robert Jordan
| Radiation Biology Laboratory
| University of Washington Medical Center
| Box 356069
| Seattle, WA 98105

More information about the Methods mailing list