TaKaRa CBB Protein Safe Stain is a highly sensitive protein staining reagent based on Coomassie Brilliant Blue G-250 (CBB). This product can be used to stain SDS-PAGE or native PAGE gels quickly. It allows the visualization of protein bands approximately 5 minutes after the staining process begins, and provides maximum sensitivity after 60 minutes of staining. Stained gels may be destained with deionized water to remove background staining. TaKaRa CBB Protein Safe Stain can detect bands containing as little as 8 ng of protein. It can be handled safely, since it does not contain methanol or acetic acid.