Gel Drying Infuriation (bad joke)

David Martin x3175 dmartin at crc.ac.uk
Tue Oct 5 03:36:25 EST 1993


In article <1993Oct4.141711.4725 at fcom.cc.utah.edu> David Stillman <stillman at bioscience.utah.edu> writes:
>However, I can offer you a poor joke from others who have suffered the
>same fate:
>
>Question: What do you call a gel that explodes into a dozen pieces on the
>gel dryer?
>Answer: A Middle-Eastern.


We use the term Eastern Blot for an attempt to western blot in which the 
current on the gel tank flows in the wrong direction.. eluting the  bands 
into the transfer buffr instead of the nitrocellulose.

....d



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