destaining SDS-PAGE

Emir ekhatipo at
Tue Jan 23 17:41:18 EST 2001

It depends on the destaining solution. Kimwipes work with the standard
MeOH-based solution, whereas they don't work (i.e., don't bind the dye) with
5H2O:4EtOH:1AcCOOH "fast-destain" solution some labs use.

"Dima Klenchin" <klenchin at> wrote in
message news:94kvmr$jm8$1 at
> Michael Witty <mw132 at> wrote:
> :Dear All, my group uses Amberlite mixed resin to help destain coomassie
> :blue BUT only some types of the beads turn blue.  I wonder if anyone
> :of a non-mixed product that I could use and save money.
> There is nothing wrong with kimwipes. Cellulose binds coomassie
> quite tightly.
>         - Dima

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