Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) Blocking Buffer Recipe

Bovine serum albumin (BSA) blocking buffer is ideal for saturating excess protein-binding sites on membranes and microplates for Western blotting and ELISA applications, respectively. Typically, 1-3% BSA is sufficient for most applications. To make 100 mL of a 1% BSA blocking buffer, dissolve 1 g of BSA in 100 mL of TBST.  

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1% in 100 mL Recipe BSA: % at Desired Volume: mL    
1 g BSA (A5611) g BSA
in 100 mL of 1X TBST in mL of 1X TBST

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