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How to Win at Westerns

Learn the ins and outs of Western blotting




Scientists use Western blots in a wide variety of research settings from protein detection to virus characterization. However, researchers must take several factors into consideration when performing Western blots to avoid common pitfalls. For example, choosing the right membrane and transfer buffer combination is key for a successful blot, as is selecting a suitable immunodetection method.

Download this ebook from The Scientist's Creative Services team and MilliporeSigma to learn

  • How to choose the right membrane and transfer buffer
  • Tactics for optimizing immunodetection
  • Where the Western blot fits into virus characterization
  • Viral diagnostic workflows for typical Western blotting