Ponceau S – 50g
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Ponceau S – 50g

  • $64.50 Model Number IB01100



CAS# 6226-79-5

  • Used to visualize proteins on a nitrocellulose or PVDF membrane

Ponceau S protein stain is used to visualize proteins on a nitrocellulose or PVDF membrane.

To create a Ponceau S solution, dissolve 0.5g of Ponceau S in 1ml of glacial acetic acid and bring to 100ml with ddi water.

To stain with Ponceau S, remove blot and rinse with ddi water. Then, stain with Ponceau S solution for 1 – 2 minutes. Rinse for 3 – 5 minutes with ddi water. Red bands should appear against the white background.

To reversal stain with Ponceau S solution, place the nitrocellulose membrane in Ponceau S solution for 5 minutes at room temperature. Destain in ddi water for 2 minutes and mark the molecular weight standard with indelible ink. To complete the destain, soak in water for 10 minutes. Alternatively, use 0.1M NaOH solution for 5 minutes if proteins of interest are not basic.

Physical Specifications
CAS#: 6226-79-5
Molecular Weight: 760.61
Molecular Formula: C22H12N4Na4O13S4
Em (520nm, water): > 27000
Loss on drying %: < 6%

Molecular Biology Specifications
RNase: None Detected
DNase: None Detected
Protease: None Detected

IB01100 - Specification Sheet

Recommended Use
Ponceau S is a stain used to visualize protein on nitrocellulose or PVDF membranes.