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For this, the cell extract must be prepared under nondenaturing conditions. For example, if one's genetic analysis indicates that proteins X and Y form a complex, then protein Y should CO-IPwith protein X when anti-protein X antibody is used. Western analysis of the pelleted sample should detect protein X and, if the two proteins coIP, should also be able to detect protein Y when anti-protein Y antibody is used as the probe. METAL CHELATE AFFlNITY PURIFICATION Many natural proteins have metal binding sites for ions such as Ni2+ and Zn2+.
Thus, researchers often use Sepharose beads bound with a mixture of proteins A and G in order to achieve highaffinity binding to a broad range of antibodies that they might be using in different experiments. An antibody specific to the protein of interest is added to the cell extract (prepared under the appropriate conditions) and allowed to bind. Protein A/Gbound Sepharose beads are added and incubated to allow binding of the antibodyprotein complex to the beads. The sample is then analyzed by Western analysis.