Protein Quantitation: Lowry Protocol

Abstract

Protein quantitation according to the protocol of Lowry.

Keywords: protein quantitation; lowry; folin–ciocalteu; calorimetric quantification

Figure 1.

Example of a calibration curve of bovine serum albumin according to the protocol of Lowry.

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References

Gornall AC, Bardawill CJ and David MM (1949) Determination of serum proteins by means of the Biuret reaction. Journal of Biological Chemistry 177: 751–766.

Lowry OH, Rosebrough NJ, Farr AL and Randall RJ (1951) Protein measurement with the folin phenol reagent. Journal of Biological Chemistry 193: 265–275.

Thorne CJR (1978) Techniques for determining protein concentration. In: Techniques in Protein and Enzyme Biochemistry B104, pp. 1–18. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

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Gebauer, W(Jul 2003) Protein Quantitation: Lowry Protocol. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003754]