Coomassie Blue dyes are commonly used stains for the detection of proteins bands following gel electrophoresis. The use of Coomassie R-250 is the more common as it can detect as little as 0.1ug of protein.
Synonyms: Coomassie blue R; Brilliant blue R250; Acid blue 83; C.I. 42660
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