silver staining - felted metal

Personal experiments driven by my interest in ancestry, the rise of DNA home test kits, and the use of silver to analyze laboratory data. Samples woven on an 8 harness floor loom with conductive Kyototex yarns and metal wire. Felted with merino roving.

 
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Image results of silver staining.

Image results of silver staining.

 

Further Research:

What Kind of Equipment Is Used to Analyze DNA?

https://sciencing.com/kind-equipment-used-analyze-dna-6137001.html

Protein Quantification (Silver Stain)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGc5w_lMnQE

Silver Impregnation

http://stainsfile.info/StainsFile/stain/metallic/impregnate.htm

Shomu's Biology – Silver Staining

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5VlvIN9lm0

How It’s Made - Silver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dLtP9j31B8