destaining SDS-PAGE

Nick Theodorakis nicholas_theodorakis at
Tue Jan 23 17:28:20 EST 2001

In article <3A6DFCDA.BF5FCEA7 at>,
  "R. John Lye" <rjl6n at> wrote:
> Michael Witty 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 knows
> > of a non-mixed product that I could use and save money.
> I use the soft white foam rubber that is used as packing (for example
> in the aluminum tubes that Roche enzymes come packed in).   It works
> well, and is much cheaper than buying something just for destaining.

I've even used paper towels, Kimwipes, etc.


Nick Theodorakis
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