What does SDS do in gel electrophoresis?
Protein Gel Electrophoresis:
Proteins can be separated based on size using protein gel electrophoresis, which uses a chemical called SDS and an acrylamide gel. Protein gel electrophoresis is important for identifying unknown proteins in a sample.
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SDS is a chemical that helps to coat the proteins in a negative charge and denature them prior to gel electrophoresis. During gel electrophoresis the...
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fromChapter 9 / Lesson 4
In this lesson, we'll be discussing acrylamide gel electrophoresis including what this technique is used for, how to prepare the gel, how to run the experiment and how to interpret results.