I have been using the sponge to adsorb the
stain..works wonderful.. your destaining solution
is as clean as was before putting the gel and you
could reuse it. Hope this helps..
Source of sponge.. It comes as a packaging
material (may be gray or yellow).. SO in a way you
are recycling the sponge too eh!!
Evangelos Christodoulou wrote:
> in article Pine.SGI.3.96.1010123213515.16841511C-100000 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk,
> Michael Witty at mw132 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk wrote on 23/1/01 23:35:
>>>> 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.
>>>> Regards, Mike.
>>>> Dear Mike,
> Coomassie brilliant blue G250 chemical type is C47H48N3NaO7S2
> If its negatively charged then it binds to the positively charged Amberlite.
> Hope this helps.