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Western Blot FAQ's and Technical Tips

There are several factors that can affect the performance of a Western blot. To ensure that your blot is the best every time, refer to our Western Blot FAQ's and Technical Tips.


Once you have performed your Western blot, are you experiencing any of the following problems?

  • High background, uniformly distributed
  • Uneven, blotchy, or speckled background
  • Weak or no signal
  • Non-specific or unexpected bands

If so, refer to our Troubleshooting Guide for Infrared Western Blots to find suggestions on how to prevent or correct common problems with near-infrared fluorescent Western blots.

Or refer to Good Western Gone Bad for great examples of how to improve your infrared Western blots.

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