Transfer and Detection of Proteins on Membrane Supports

  • Ian M. Rosenberg


Electrotransferring proteins from a gel to a membrane, known as Western blotting, combines the resolution capabilities of electrophoretic protein separation with the specificity of immunological identification in a rapid and highly sensitive format. For optimal results, the macromolecules must be transferred efficiently from the gel to the membrane. The proteins which are now immobilized on the membrane can be identified and visualized by using specific and sensitive immunobiochemical detection techniques.


Nitro Blue Tetrazolium Transfer Buffer Galanthus Nivalis Agglutinin Dolichos Biflorus Agglutinin Tween Tris Buffer Saline 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian M. Rosenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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