How the Western Was Won: A Profile of Tools and Kits Available for Western Blotting

Date: March 15, 1999Western Detection Kit Table Are you a pipette-totin,' membrane-slingin' Western blotter? Or are you a shotgun cloner who's venturing out West for the first time? Either way, you might want to join us as we take a trip to the frontier to check out pioneering products available to make your life easier and your blots better. In this profile, LabConsumer looks at the latest tools and kits that are available to enhance Western blotting--from blotting equipment that ensures even

Alison Paladichuk
Mar 14, 1999

Date: March 15, 1999Western Detection Kit Table
Are you a pipette-totin,' membrane-slingin' Western blotter? Or are you a shotgun cloner who's venturing out West for the first time? Either way, you might want to join us as we take a trip to the frontier to check out pioneering products available to make your life easier and your blots better. In this profile, LabConsumer looks at the latest tools and kits that are available to enhance Western blotting--from blotting equipment that ensures even transfers to automatic processors that ensure the only thing you have to worry about at high noon is lunch! If you're tired of background signal or irregular transfer, it's time to do something about it; remember, your lab ain't big enough for both of them!

After E.M. Southern devised a method to transfer DNA to a membrane, a technique that became known as Southern blotting, subsequently devised...