Coomassie Blue SDS-PAGE Gel Trends: A conventional dye goes radical

Coomassie blue protein gel staining began in the 1960s, and it’s still a fan favorite in biology labs today. While less sensitive as a colormetric method than silver, or fluorescent staining, Coomassie has undergone a significant revolution in recent years. This post presents a few handy tips for this essential life science pigment.

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List of 10 Life Science Lab Suppliers with Recycling services for End Users

Many scientific facilities are directing their scientists to utilize lab supplier recycling programs to help meet their sustainablility goals. The following list, with links, is meant to be a quick reference.  It may be incomplete.  Please send us the name of any other recycling program that you know of, and we will update this list.

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Used Laboratory Equipment has Value

View a list of four options for used laboratory equipment....Plus get inspired by George Washington Carver, an American botanist and early environmentalist.  His epitaph reads "He could have added fortune to fame, but caring for neither, he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world".

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