A method for routinely producing high resolution black-and-white journal quality photographs of electrophoretic gels

L. A. Alexander, D. J. Reeder, Bruce Budowle

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A method is described for obtaining high resolution, black-and-white, journal quality photographs of electrophoretic protein patterns produced from a variety of stain systems. The photographic procedure employs a 35-mm single-lens reflex camera with an uncoupled, built-in light meter, Kodak Tech Pan Film, Kodak D-19 developer, and Kodak Grade 5 high-contrast paper. The procedure is applicable to a variety of protein stain systems wich included Coomassie Brilliant Blue R250, bromophenol blue, silver, negative gold, tetrazolium dyes, and fluorescence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1331-1341
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of forensic sciences
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1987


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