[Protein-analysis] Re: His-tagged protein purification from yeast (k lactis) supernatant

Tiwari via proteins%40net.bio.net (by kstiwari from gmail.com)
Thu Jan 3 20:08:40 EST 2008

The media contains no EDTA/EGTA/DDT/BME nothing just yeast extract +
peptones + galactose. Media alone was able to chelate Ni from resin.

On Jan 3, 5:47 pm, d... from no.email.thankstospam.net (DK) wrote:
> In article <6ecae0f2-19ab-4360-8ec6-0b1fa43df... from x69g2000hsx.googlegroups.com>, Tiwari <kstiw... from gmail.com> wrote:
> >Hi Guys,
> >I am expressing the recombinant protein 6xHis tagged at C' terminal
> >secreting in YP-Galactose media by K lactis. My problem is whenever i
> >try to purify by using Ni-NTA column, it turns the column white as if
> >supernatant is chelating Ni from the column. I tried to condition
> >supernatant by adjusting pH 8.0 and Salt upto 1M with no success.
> >Please suggest me what should i do. Ammonium sulphate precipitation
> >result in inactivation of protein. i cant do dialysis economically to
> >huge culture volume.  so these will not be a good option for
> >conditioning media.
> Try adding 10 mM Mg2+. If you are lucky , the thing that strips Ni2+
> also binds Mg2+.
> Besides AS precipitation, another option to concentrate proteins
> and get rid of the media components that strip nickel is
> hydroxyapatite absorption. If "your" protein binds to an ion exchanger
> under medium's salt condition, that's also a good high capacity
> option (even if it does not, diluting medium with water before ion
> exchanger absorption is yet another option).
> DK
> >Thanks!

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