Navigation Links



A his-tag consists of approximately six histidine residues near the N- or C-Terminus of a Protein. The total number of histidine residues may vary. It may also be followed by a suitable amino acid sequence that facilitates a removal of the his-tag.



The his-tag can be used in affinity chromatography together with a column that has nickel bound to it. Histidine is a good ligand for nickel so the fusion protein will bind to the column. The protein can be eluted with a solution of imidazole.


The his tag can also be used in detection of the protein via anti-his-tag antibodies. This can be useful in localization, ELISA, western blots or other immunoanalytical methods.


(Date:11/2/2015)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... to $9 million to provide preclinical development services to ... Under the contract, SRI will provide scientific expertise, modern ... a wide variety of preclinical pharmacology and toxicology studies ... --> --> The PREVENT Cancer Drug ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... LA JOLLA, Calif. , Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... released a new report titled, "DNA Synthesis and Biosecurity: ... how well the Department of Health and Human Services ... was issued in 2010. --> ... advances, but it also has the potential to pose ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... , Oct. 29, 2015  Rubicon Genomics, ... for U.S. distribution of its DNA library preparation ... and Rubicon,s new ThruPLEX Plasma-seq kit. ThruPLEX Plasma-seq ... the preparation of NGS libraries for liquid biopsies--the ... diagnostic and prognostic applications in cancer and other ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
Other biology definition