Why are gels shown running "down"?

Jianchi Chen JCHEN at MACC.WISC.EDU
Tue Feb 23 19:53:00 EST 1993


 In article <1993Feb20.222932.1947 at cis.uab.edu>
> Quick question.  Why are gels published running "down" ?  Anything other
> than tradition?  Please post your answer, I'm sure there are other grad
> students who would like to know too.
 
I think this is just a custom.  It seems right but nothing wrong.  I did see
a gel "running" sideways (Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42:69-73, Fig. 3). :-).
J. Chen



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