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Perhaps more than any other step in Western blotting, immunodetection conditions are subject to the greatest number of variables, in part because this step depends on antibody:antigen recognition. Our scientists know how tedious it can be to optimize immunodetection parameters; that’s why we developed the vacuum-driven SNAP i.d.® Protein Detection System, cutting the time for blocking, probing, and washing to 30 minutes.

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Click on the immunodetection topics to read about the possible causes and remedies:

Weak Signal

No Signal

Uneven Blot

Speckled Background

High Background

Persistent Background

Nonspecific Binding

Reverse Images on Film (White Bands on Dark Background)

Poor Detection of Small Proteins

Presence of Additional Band(s) or Band(s) at the Wrong Size

Large Error Bars in Quantitative Western Blotting

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