TCA precipitation of proteins from solutions

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TCA precipitation of proteins from solutions

400 ul sample soln. (cold) + 133.3 ul TCA (100%), mix well to give a final TCA conc. of 20%. Reaction should be carried on ice & sample left overnight on ice in cold room.

Spin for 30 min at 4C; aspirate the supernatant with gel loading tip, leave 5-10 ul in the tube so as not to disturb the pellet. Wash with 2x500 ul of cold acetone. After each wash spin for 10 min. Speed vacuum for 5 min.