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Western Blot Troubleshooting

Western blotting is a molecular biology technique that allows the presence (or absence), size and abundance of a specific protein to be determined, even within a complex mixture of proteins from cells or tissues. This means that the technique can be used amongst other things to: verify the success of gene editing or modification experiments using protein expression, investigate disease and detect tagged proteins.


Download this infographic to discover tips and tricks on each stage of western blotting including:


  • Sample preparation
  • Electrophoresis
  • Washing and blocking
  • Detection
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Kate Robinson
Kate Robinson
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