Re. Sensitive Protein Stains

Thomas Miller millertj at
Tue Mar 25 07:02:48 EST 1997

Hello.  I don't see problems with coomassie blue stain on the bands run
on our Beckman sequencer.  Have you tried to destain the bands further
AFTER you cut them out?  Your protein isn't going anywhere with vigorous
destaining.   Regards, Tom

In article <3336C4CB.6B8D at>, r.r.d.croy at wrote:

> We need to use a sensitive protein stain to detect protein spots on 2D
> gels with the intention of sequencing these from PVDF blots (automated
> ABI 477A).  Coomassie blue stains are out because they tend to interfere

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