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SIGMAFAST BCIP®/NBT

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Synonym: BCIP®/NBT Alkaline Phosphatase Substrate

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SIGMA FAST BCIP/NBT (5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl phosphate/Nitro blue tetrazolium) Tablets have been developed for use in immunochemistry as a precipitating substrate for the detection of alkaline phosphatase activity. Common uses are in immunoblotting or dot blotting. It is less commonly used in immunohistochemistry. These tablets require no additional buffers or steps to prepare an active substrate solution.

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Each tablet dissolved in 10 ml deionized water yields a ready-to-use buffered solution containing BCIP/NBT, pH 9.5.

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Antibody Basics

Immunoglobulins (Igs) are produced by B lymphocytes and secreted into plasma. The Ig molecule in monomeric form is a glycoprotein with a molecular weight of approximately 150 kDa that is shaped more ...
Keywords: Affinity chromatography, Centrifugation, Chromatography, Digestions, Direct immunofluorescence, Gene expression, High performance liquid chromatography, Immunofluorescence, Ion Exchange, Microscopy, Precipitation, Purification, Rheumatology, Scanning electron microscopy

Colorimetric Alkaline Phosphatase and Peroxidase Substrate Detection Systems

Nitroblue Tetrazolium (NBT) is used with the alkaline phosphatase substrate 5-Bromo- 4-Chloro-3-Indolyl Phosphate (BCIP) in western blotting and immunohistological staining procedures. These substrat...
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Keywords: Applications, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Formulations, Immunohistochemistry, Western blot

Intro to Detection Methods Used in Molecular Biology

Different detection methods are used to visualize the nucleic acids and specific proteins transferred to membrane support. Southern and northern blotting involves the use of radioactive probes and th...
Keywords: Catalytic combustion detector, Detection methods, Northern blot, Nucleic acid hybridization, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography, Western blot

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Immunodetection Using BCIP/NBT Substrate

5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl phosphate (BCIP)/nitro blue tetrazolium (NBT) is an ideal insoluble substrate for use with alkaline phosphatase. This system produces a blue-purple product. The intense col...
Keywords: Western blot

Western Blotting (Immunoblotting) Protocol

Western Blotting refers to the electrophoretic transfer of proteins from sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gels to sheets of PVDF or nitrocellullose membrane, followed by immunodetection of prote...
Keywords: AGE, Buffers, Cell disruption, Detergents, Dialysis, Electroblotting, Electrophoresis, Enzyme activity, Gel electrophoresis, Immunoprecipitation, PAGE, Protein extraction, Purification, Sample preparations, Western blot

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Monoclonal and polyclonal primary antibodies are focused on cell biology, neurobiology and molecular biology. Secondary antibodies targeting multiple host’s IgG are conjugated to alkaline phosphatase...
Keywords: Amplification, Buffers, Cell biology, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Immunofluorescence, Immunohistochemistry, Immunoprecipitation, Molecular biology, Phosphorylations, Purification, Western blot

Immunohistochemistry Procedures

Immunohistochemical staining is a valuable tool for detecting specific antigens in tissues. In order to perform the standard staining procedure, first the tissue section has to be deparaffinized and ...
Keywords: Digestions, Immunohistochemistry, Solvents

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