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Ponceau S FAQs

Is Ponceau S solution suitable for both nitrocellulose and PVDF membranes? Yes, it is. Ponceau S solution has been tested on both nitrocellulose and PVDF membranes and it provided reproducible data as well as a high signal-to-noise ratio. Is Ponceau S solution suitable with different blocking agents other than BSA? Yes, it is. Ponceau S…

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PPS Silent® Surfactant FAQs

What is PPS Silent Surfactant? PPS Silent Surfactant is a mass spectrometry compatible reagent for extraction and solubilization of hydrophobic proteins and improvement of in-solution enzymatic protein digestions. What does PPS stand for? PPS Silent Surfactant is a pyridinium propyl sulfonate. What is the structural formula of PPS? 3-[3-(1,1-bisalkyloxyethyl)pyridin-1-yl]propane-1-sulfonate.http://www.proteindiscovery.com/product-support/pps-silent-surfactantfaq/ Does PPS Silent Surfactant affect mass…

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Proteoloc™ Protease Inhibitor Cocktails FAQs

What Does the Proteoloc Protease Inhibitor Cocktail Do? The Proteoloc Protease Inhibitor Cocktail protects proteins from endogenous protease activity during extraction. Is the Proteoloc Protease Inhibitor Cocktail Compatible with MySample Cells and Tissues? Yes. The Proteoloc Protease Inhibitor Cocktail is suitable for use during protein extraction from mammalian tissues and cells, yeasts, fungal cells, and…

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RunBlue Bis-Tris FAQs

Do you know why the gel took 3 hours to run half way? Check whether the appropriate running buffer to separate the proteins is used. Expedeon Bis-tris gels, along with the NuPAGE gels, need MES or MOPS running buffer to separate the proteins. They allow proteins to run slower. Are Expedeon Bis Tris gels larger…

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Streptavidin FAQs

1. What is the best storage condition for the kit? The kit is shipped at ambient temperature and its components need different storage temperatures. Upon arrival, the plastic pot containing the strips, manufactured with molecular sieves integrated into the walls, must be kept at 4⁰C. The lyophilized control vial must be stored at -20⁰C; once…

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SunScript FAQs

1. Is SunScript RT compatible with other DNA polymerase to use it in a single-tube reaction? There is no problem to use our SunScript enzyme together with other DNA Polymerase, it should work. In fact, we have a One-Step RT-PCR kit in which we combine SunScript with a High Fidelity Taq Polymerase to perform both…

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Thiol Quantification kit FAQs

When and why would you quantify the number of free thiols in a sample? Quantifying the number of free thiols in a sample can be useful in a number of applications. For example, if the final purpose is the conjugation of a thiolated molecule to a maleimide – activated label, quantifying the number of free…

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Thunder-Link® PLUS FAQs

Thunder-Link® technology enables quick and easy conjugation of oligonucleotides to antibodies

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ATP Agarose FAQs

Q1. What is the best buffer to use? There is no ‘right’ answer here. In the absence of any information on the binding requirements of the protein(s) of interest a good starting point is a buffer containing 20mM Hepes, 100-500mM NaCl (or KCl), 20mM MgCl2 and 1mM DTT, pH 7.5. Alternatively, try experimenting with several…

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TruePrime® FAQs

1. What is the smallest amount of DNA I can put into TruePrime® reaction? Typically, the minimum amount of DNA for successful WGA or RCA with TruePrime® is 1 pg. However, amplification is dependent upon the quality of input DNA. Optimal amplification is achieved with 1 ng or more of DNA template. 2. Which is the…

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Universal Lateral Flow Assay Kit FAQs

1. Can I use the kit for a competitive assay? The Universal Lateral Flow Assay kit is not suitable for competitive assays or LFA based on nucleic acids. 2. What should I do if my sample contains biotin? If your sample contains biotin the signal intensity on the T line won’t be affected; however, the…

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UPX™ Universal Protein Extraction Kit FAQ

What Does the UPX Universal Protein Extraction Kit Do? Protein Discovery’s UPX Universal Protein Extraction Kit is designed to solubilize biological sample as comprehensively as possible. By using aggressive detergents and reducing agents, UPX overcomes the soluble-protein bias of traditional extraction methods, to extract proteins at high efficiency and reproducibility. It is compatible with downstream…

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