SilverXpress™ Silver Staining Kit

Catalog number:  LC6100

 Related applications:

Protein Gel Electrophoresis

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The SilverXpress® Silver Staining Kit is a highly sensitive silver staining kit providing nanogram-level sensitivity with minimal background. The easy-to-follow protocol requires less total time than standard Coomassie® staining and is complete in a little over 1 hour. With the SilverXpress® kit, you get:

  • Highly sensitive protein staining
  • Crystal clear backgrounds
  • A simplified protocol

    The SilverXpress® Silver Staining Kit uses ammoniacal silver chemistry and glutaraldehyde sensitization to produce a highly sensitive silver stain, capable of detecting much lower levels of protein than standard Coomassie® or Colloidal Blue techniques. Clear background makes sample identification unambiguous and provides publication-quality gels.

    DNA staining
    The SilverXpress® kit may also be used for detecting nanogram concentrations of DNA that cannot be detected using ethidium bromide. It is five-times more sensitive than ethidium bromide, detecting as little as <0.5 ng of 50 bp DNA.
  • WARNING: Cancer –
    For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


    Target Molecule: Protein
    Label or Dye: SilverXpress® Silver Stain
    Detection Method: Colorimetric
    Detection Location: In-Gel Detection
    Product Line: SilverXpress®
    Product Size: 1 kit
    Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

    Contents & storage

    This kit contains sufficient reagents to stain 25 minigels

    125 mL Sensitizer
    125 mL Stainer A
    125 mL Stainer B
    125 mL Developer
    125 Stopper solution

    Store kit at 2°C to 8°C. Stable for 6 months when stored under these conditions.


    Manuals & protocols