Staining differences in Ag vs. Coomassie in SDS PAGE

Arnoud van Vliet avvliet at
Fri Dec 22 18:06:24 EST 2000

> Is there a general rule which proteins are detected by silver staining
> and NOT with coomassie in a SDS PAGE ?

Silver staining is (much) more sensitive than Coomassie, but also more
specific in its staining. As far as I remember, all proteins stain with
coomassie, but not all with silver. So the question is maybe the wrong way


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