Casein is a milk-derived substance routinely used in blocking buffers for Western, Southern and Northern Blot procedures. Blocking agents are used to reduce non-specific binding of detection reagents to the membranes.
1 L in poly bottle
Suitable as a blocking Buffer for Western, Southern and Northern Blot membranes. Blocked membranes can then be used in either chemiluminescent, colorimetric, or DIG detection assays.
Features and Benefits
- Better blocking performance than dried milk or BSA
- Compatible with neutral and positively-charged membranes
- Compatible with chemiluminescent, colorimetric , and DIG detection assays
Dissolve entire contents of bottle in 800 mL molecular biology grade water. Stir until well mixed, then add water to final volume of 1L. Store at 2-8°C for up to one week.