There is not sufficient evidence to prove that bromophenol blue is a reliable histochemical reagent for the recognition of protein. It is a powerful acid dye, capable of making direct links with basic groups in tissue-constituents (and perhaps also with certain acidic groups, through mercury).
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JOURNAL ARTICLE| 01 December 1958
Note on the Use of Bromophenol Blue for the Histochemical Recognition of Protein
JOHN R. BAKER
Cytological Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University Museum, Oxford
Online Issn: 1477-9137
Print Issn: 0021-9533
Copyright © 1958 by the Company of Biologists Ltd.
J Cell Sci (1958) s3-99 (48): 459–460.
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JOHN R. BAKER; Note on the Use of Bromophenol Blue for the Histochemical Recognition of Protein. J Cell Sci 1 December 1958; s3-99 (48): 459–460. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.s3-99.48.459
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