[Automated-sequencing] Re: Sealing 384-plates
pmiguel at purdue.edu
Wed Jan 11 20:14:32 EST 2006
Fulton, Ciaran wrote:
> Has anyone any recommendations for sealing 384-plates not using a
> sealer. We currently use adhesive foil seals from ABgene which seem Ok
> but our ABI engineer thought they might interfer with the array.
> Any comments?
You might get adhesive residue on the piercing nails. That's the only
reason I'm aware of that ABI switched from recommending foil seals
(3700) to heat seals (3730).
ABgene has a relatively inexpensive heat sealer (I don't mean the
$20,000 monster recomended by ABI). It works fine. It is even possible
to remove the heat seal film and reseal (if you don't over seal the
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