I am currently working on SDS-PAGE technique having 20% acrylamide concentration for hydrolyzed BSA protein. Here I attached a gel photo for trypsin hydrolyzed BSA. I don't know , is it a good result and how do I interpreted this result?
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I'm going to treat this as a partial homework question but provide some guidance as to how you can potentially address your question and have solid theory to back it up. Chymotrypsin preferentially cleaves peptide amide bonds where the carboxyl side of the amide bond (the P1 position) is a large hydrophobic amino acid (tyrosine, tryptophan, and phenylalanine). So one solution which is often used by experimental biologists (such as myself) performing mass spectrometry (MS) is to put their protein sequence (in this case BSA) in an algorithm such as PeptideCutter (from ExPASy), which performs a theoretical digest of the protein sequence having chosen the desired enzyme or combination of enzymes) and see what peptide fragments are expected to be produced and work out their length/molecular weight and compare that to your experimental data.
Having had an initial look, I noticed that your protein marker/ladder is missing, which is quite important in figuring out the peptide sizes produced! Also what is 1-8 lanes? are they different concentration of enzymes? if so then it looks ok to me since the higher the enzyme concentration from left to right, the higher the amount of digest products you have. If the peptide sizes obtained are not the ones expected then perhaps increase or decrease the digestion time since you could have a problem due to either incomplete digest or unspecific digestion, depending. I guess since BSA MW is ~ 66kDa your gel concentration is appropriate since you have a problem with the 15% gel as the products are too small and too abundant to resolve.