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A city of south-central Ghana northwest of Accra. Founded c. 1700, it is a commercial and transportation center in a cocoa-producing region.


(Placename) a city in S Ghana: seat of Ashanti kings since 1663; university (1961); market town for a cocoa-producing region. Pop: 862 000 (2005 est)


(kʊˈmɑ si)

the capital of Ashanti district, in S Ghana. 376,246.
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Gels were stained with Coomassie blue R-250 (0.3% w/v) in 50% methanol and 7.5% acetic acid overnight and destained with solution having 30% methanol, 7.5% acetic acid.
The gels were placed in a Coomassie brilliant blue G-250 solution consisting of 0.12% G-250, 10% [(N[H.sub.4].sub.2]S[O.sub.4], 10% [H.sub.3]P[O.sub.4], 20% methanol (Candiano et al., 2004).
All of samples (pellets and supernatants) were run by SDS-PAGE electrophoresis following by Coomassie Brilliant Blue for pellets and silver nitrate for supernatants.
The system is compatible with ethidium bromide, SYBR green, coomassie, silver stain and more.
Owned by London bookmaker Tommy Lay and trained by Joe Shaw at Northallerton, Coomassie was strongly fancied for the 1879 Waterloo Cup but broke a leg shortly beforehand and retired unbeaten in 28 courses, having won three stakes and divided two others.
The difference is probably due to the presence of many acidic proteins in the extracts, since the Coomassie blue is known to stain such proteins weakly.
Total protein in BAL fluid was detected with Pierce Coomassie Plus protein assay reagent (Pierce, Rockford, IL) using bovine serum albumin (BSA; Sigma) as a standard.
Agarose, Ammonium persulphate, Acryl amide, Bovine serum albumin, Bisacryl amide, [beta]-mercapto--Life technology USA ethanol, Bromophenol blue, Calcium Chloride, Coomassie brilliant blue 250, Magnesium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Acetate, Tween-20, Isopropyl thiogalactosepyranoside (IPTG), X-gal, lysozyme, Sodium dodecyl sulphate, Diaminobenzidine, TEMED, Glycine, Ethidium Bromide, Proteinase K, RNase, Triton X-100, PMSF, Trypan blue, Fetal calf serum, GMEM, Goat anti-rabbit IgG HRP conjugate, Rabbi t anti-goat IgG HRP conjugate, Dialysis tube and Antibiotics (ampicillin and kanamycin) were obtained from, Sigma Chemicals, USA.
The sections were stained with 0.2% Coomassie Brilliant Blue dissolved in a methanolic solution, methanol:acetic acid: