Lidstrom:Choosing a protein concentration quantification method

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Major methods available

  • Spectrophotometer: use a formula based on A260 and A230 (260 and 230 nm absorbances)
    • fastest/easiest but may have most bias (??)
    • Ceci/Amanda/Frances chose BCA instead.
  • Pierce brand BCA assay

Compatibility with your lysis solution

protein assay compatibility table from Pierce

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