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Brilliant Blue R is used for detection of protein bands following electrophoresis. It is a sensitive stain for protein detection in polyacrylamide gels, typically giving blue bands on a clear background with a sensitivity of 50-100 ng/band. It may be combined with other stains, such as silver stain, to distinguish different types of proteins. It displays metachromasia by appearing pink-red, rather than blue, when binding certain proteins, such as collagen and histone H1.
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H.Chen; H.Cheng; M.Bjerknes. One-step Coomassie brilliant blue R-250 staining of proteins in polyacrylamide gel. Analytical Biochemistry. 1993, 212,(1), 295-296.
Hazard Statements: H500
May form combustible dust concentrations in air