Staining Proteins in Gels with Coomassie Blue Academic Article uri icon


  • INTRODUCTIONThe most commonly used dye for visualizing proteins in SDS-PAGE gels is Coomassie Brilliant Blue R250 (CBR-250) because of its relatively high sensitivity. This protocol describes the standard CBR-250 staining method, along with a simple method for preparing stained gels for long-term storage.

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  • April 1, 2007