A Novel Dye for Staining Proteins on a Gel
The technology provides a dye composition prepared from Lawsonia inermis for staining proteins on a gel. The dye composition of the present technology comprises petrol based of henna leaves, ammonia, lemon juice and ethanol. The technology also provides a method for preparing the dye composition and a method for conducting sodium-dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) assay using the said dye which is advantageous over the conventionally followed methods.
Sector: Pharmaceuticals
Country: India
Area of Application: Pharma industry.
Keywords: gel,pigments, naphthols.
Advantages: 1. It is a better alternative dye to Coomassie Brilliant Blue R-250. 2. It doesn’t cause irritation to the respiratory and digestive tract when inhaled/ingested accidentally. 3. It overcomes many disadvantages of the existing technologies. 4. Readily available at all places.
Environmental aspects: Not Applicable
Development Status: Laboratory Model
Legal Protection: Patent in Progress
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Transfer Terms: Technology Licensing
Target Countries: India
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