Invitrogen™

SimplyBlue™ SafeStain This product, and/or its packaging, incorporates one or more environmental/green features. Click on this icon to learn more.

Catalog number:  LC6060

Related applications:

Protein Electrophoresis & Western Blotting

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Description

SimplyBlue Safe Stain is a ready-to-use, fast, sensitive, and safe Coomassie G-250 stain for visualizing protein bands on polyacrylamide gels and on dry PVDF membranes. This is completely non-hazardous and does not require methanol or acetic acid fixatives or destains. Risk of hazardous exposure and unpleasant odors are eliminated, creating a healthier lab environment.

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Easy-to-use protocol
The SimplyBlue SafeStain protocol is easy to perform and can be completed in less than three hours. For added speed, a simple microwave procedure can be completed in 12 minutes. Destaining is not required but may be performed with deionized water to achieve maximum sensitivity, especially when performing downstream analysis such as mass spectrometry or when a crystal-clear background is required.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Detection Location: In-Gel Detection
Detection Method: Colorimetric
Green Features: Less hazardous
Label or Dye: Coomassie
Product Line: SimplyBlue™
Target Molecule: Protein
Quantity: 1 L

Contents & storage

SimplyBlue™ SafeStain is supplied as a 1X ready-to-use staining reagent. Store at room temperature. Guaranteed stable for 6 months when properly stored. There are no HazMat charges associated with this product.