Does your lab have both researchers that use PVDF membranes and researchers that use nitrocellulose for infrared Western blots? Are you still spending your valuable time making homemade stripping buffer?
NewBlot™ IR Stripping Buffer to the rescue! NewBlot IR is the latest member of the LI-COR NewBlot Stripping Buffer family.
All NewBlot buffers can be used for stripping and reprobing infrared fluorescent Western blots, and there is a formulation that works for whichever membrane type (or types) you use.
What makes NewBlot IR unique?
- It strips both membrane types so you won’t need to buy separate stripping buffers for nitrocellulose and PVDF.
- It is the most affordable, saving you money to spend on other items for your lab.
This robust reagent removes primary and secondary antibodies while maintaining target antigen integrity for efficient reprobing and does not require hazardous shipping, unlike many other stripping buffers.
Note: NewBlot IR Stripping Buffer is not recommended for loading amounts over 30 µg.P/N 926-42211), then detected with IRDye 800CW Goat anti-Mouse (LI-COR P/N 926-32210) and IRDye 680RD Goat anti-Rabbit (LI-COR P/N 926-68071). The blot was scanned with an Odyssey® CLx Imaging System (Original blot). The blot was then stripped with NewBlot IR Stripping Buffer (LI-COR P/N 928-40028), and scanned again (Strip #1). The blot was detected with the same primary and secondary antibodies and scanned again (Reprobe #1). The process was repeated 2 more times (Strip and Reprobe #2-3). Image display settings for all stripped and reprobed images are identical to the original image.
To make sure you are successful when stripping and reprobing, here are some factors that can affect stripping efficiency:
- Amount of time the blot is in the stripping buffer
- Sample type and preparation
- Blot handling conditions
- Buffer concentration and temperature used for stripping
Save your valuable time and money! Order NewBlot IR Stripping Buffer today for your infrared fluorescent Western blot stripping and reprobing needs.