Ponceau S solution
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Ponceau S solution

MB-072-0500
500 mL
WB
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Description

Background

Ponceau S Staining Solution is made using Ponceau S. Ponceau S is a sodium salt used for the detection of proteins on PVDF, and nitrocellulose membranes. Staining of blot transfer membranes permits visualization of proteins and allows the extent of transfer to be monitored. Ponceau S binds rapidly and reversibly to the positively charged amino groups and binds non-covalently to non-polar regions in the protein. Ponceau S stain is designed for rapid (5 min) staining on nitrocellulose or PVDF membranes and also for staining protein on cellulose acetate membranes. Microgram quantities of transferred protein will be detected as red protein bands with a clear background. Ponceau S staining on nitrocellulose and PVDF is reversible by washing the stained membrane with dH2O or blocking buffer, this allows further immunological detection.

Application Note

Store at room temperature. The product is at working concentration, no further dilution is necessary. The limit of detection for this stain is 200 nanograms of protein after separation by electrophoresis in polyacrylamide gels and transferred to nitrocellulose or PVDF membranes. Ponceau S is not suitable for use with nylon membranes.

Purity/Specificity

Ponceau S Staining Solution contains Ponceau S in a specially formulated acetate buffer for optimal staining results. Ponceau S is a ready-to-use stain that can be used to quickly and reversible stain of proteins on blotting membranes after Western blot transfer. Staining of Nylon membranes is not recommended.

Ponceau S solution - MB-072-0500
Staining, Western Blot membrane stains, PVDF stains, nitrocellulose stain, reversible membrane stain, cellulose acetate membrane stain
WB
Liquid
1X
None
None
Ambient
Store container at room temperature (20° to 26° C).
Expiration date is six (6) months from date of opening.
Sander H et al. Ponceau S waste: Ponceau S staining for total protein normalization. Anal Biochem. (2019)
Applications
WB, IB, PCA

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