Silver staining of SDS-polyacrylamide gel

Jennifer M. Kavran, Daniel J. Leahy

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


To detect nanogram quantities of protein and nucleic acids on SDS-PAGE gels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaboratory Methods in Enzymology
Subtitle of host publicationProtein Part C
PublisherAcademic Press Inc.
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780124201194
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameMethods in Enzymology
ISSN (Print)0076-6879
ISSN (Electronic)1557-7988


  • Coomassie blue staining
  • Macromolecular bands
  • One-dimensional SDS-Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis (1D SDS-PAGE)
  • SDS-PAGE mini-gel
  • SDS-polyacrylamide gel
  • Silver staining

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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    Kavran, J. M., & Leahy, D. J. (2014). Silver staining of SDS-polyacrylamide gel. In Laboratory Methods in Enzymology: Protein Part C (pp. 169-176). (Methods in Enzymology; Vol. 541). Academic Press Inc..