Gel drying pumps (was:Sequence gel fixing query..)
jgraham at bronze.ucs.indiana.edu
Wed Jun 10 01:07:39 EST 1992
If you don't have a spare $1500 lying about try this. I don't know why
it never occurred to me before.
Take the gel dryer and hook it to your regular faucet aspirator. A
flask to trap backflow is a good idea.
I dried a gel(sequencing) this way today and it was just fine, same time and
dryness as with the gigantic floorstanding pump we normally use. We
have a relatively new BioRad dryer so of course your mileage may vary.
This sure beats destroying one of those nice compact pumps by using it
jgraham at sunflower.bio.indiana.edu
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