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Edvotek™ Diversity of Fish Proteins

Determine the relationship between three fish species based on their protein profiles.

Supplier:  Edvotek™ 253

Catalog No. S05650

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Includes: Instructions, fish LyphoProtein™ samples, protein molecular weight standards, practice gel-loading solution, buffer and Protein InstaStain™



Study the diversity of fish with these prestained, lyophilized proteins.


  • Students extract and prestain total protein from perch, walleye and salmon using an indicator dye
  • After separating each fish protein sample by denaturing SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, students find a characteristic banding pattern Pattern can be used to identify the specific species


Experiment times:

  • Electrophoresis, one hour
  • Staining, 20 minutes
  • Destaining, two hours


All You Need

  • 3 polyacrylamide gels (12%)
  • MV10 vertical gel electrophoresis apparatus
  • power supply
  • microcentrifuge
  • hot plate or burner
  • vortex
  • white light visualization system
  • automatic micropipet with fine tips
  • test tube holders
  • lab glassware
  • methanol
  • glacial acetic acid
  • distilled water.


Order Info

For six groups sharing three gels.

Recommended Storage

Some components require freezer storage



Identify the specific species
Protein Kit
Refrigerated. Some components require freezer storage.
Instructions, fish lyphoprotein™ samples, protein molecular weight standards, practice gel loading solution, buffer, protein instastain™
60 minutes; Staining time: 20 minutes
6 Lab Groups


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