Dodeca™ Gel Stainer, large, with Dodeca Silver Stain Kit #1653403



100–240 V, large gel staining device (#165-3400) and silver stain kit (#161-0480) for a large tank, sufficient for up to 12 large format gels

Safety Data Sheet

Safety Data Sheet



Use the Dodeca Gel Stainer for high-throughput gel staining to ensure high-quality, consistent results and eliminate gel breakage from excess handling.  Dodeca Silver Stain Kits enable the detection of nanogram levels of proteins in 1D and 2D electrophoresis gels.

Dodeca Stainer Features

  • Patented* shaking rack holds staining trays at an angle to allow air bubbles to escape — ensures uniform gel staining and efficiency and protects gels from breakage
  • Flexible design that accommodates a variety of gel sizes
  • White development tray that allows easy monitoring of the final development step during the staining process
  • Reagent access door integrated into the lid to add staining solutions without disturbing the gels

Dodeca Silver Stain Kit Features

  • Can be used to stain individual gels
  • High sensitivity; 0.25–0.5 ng for BSA
  • Staining complete in less than 3 hours
  • Low background staining and fewer artifacts to enhance the detection of low-abundance proteins
  • Optimized to minimize silver residue deposition in the Dodeca Stainer
  • Compatible with mass spectrometry, without any further treatment

Product Contents

  • Large Dodeca Gel Stainer (1653400)
  • Large Dodeca Silver Stain Kit (1610480)
    • Sensitizer concentrate (SC), 1 L
    • Background reducer concentrate (BRC), 125 ml
    • Silver reagent concentrate (SRC), 200 ml
    • Development buffer concentrate (DBC), 1 L
    • Image developer concentrate (IDC) (contains formaldehyde), 2.25 ml
    • Quick reference card

Configuration Options

Compatible Dodeca Stainer, max gel size Number of Gels Catalog Number
Large: 25.6 x 23 cm Up to 12 large 1653403
Small: 20 x 20.5 cm Up to 12 large or 24 midi 1653404


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Supporting Documentation

* U.S. patent 6,843,593.