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Amylose bound protein elution - (Mar/19/2010 )

Hello, I have my protein of interest bound to Maltose Binding Protein (MBP). I have bound this fusion to amylose resin in a 1.5 ml microfuge tube. I have already tested my amylose bound samples to ensure they are present. The protocol says to elute with 10mM maltose in buffer but the protocol also uses a amylose column, not a microfuge tube. If I add the maltose to the amylose bound resin, do I remove the supernatant to get my eluted protein after spinning down? I won't be able to take fractions when using a micorfuge tube.

Thank you


yes, your eluted protein should be in the supernate.