[Coral-List] Mucus measurement

Miahnie Joy Pueblos miahnie at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 06:41:07 EDT 2007

Hello everyone!

Does anyone know of a dye that would measure the amount of coral mucus in a
water sample?  I have read of dyes such as neutral red, coomassie blue to
dye proteins and alcian blue dyeing transparent exopolymers.  Any other dyes
anyone know about?

Thank you for your help.


Miahnie Joy J. Pueblos
Bolinao Marine Laboratory
The Marine Science Institute
University of the Philippines
Guiguiwanen, Bolinao
Pangasinan, Philippines

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