Protein Extraction, Fractionation, and Purification From Cyanobacteria

  • Natalia B. Ivleva
  • Susan S. Golden
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 362)


This chapter deals with methods of protein extraction from cyanobacterial cells based on work in the circadian model organism Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. Some of these techniques have already been used successfully for analysis of circadian rhythms in cyanobacteria, whereas others are heretofore unpublished, but may yield exciting results in the near future.

Key Words

cyanobacteria protein extraction protein purification protein interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Natalia B. Ivleva
    • 1
  • Susan S. Golden
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station

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