Drying of PAGE gels - Cellophane

Martin Leach leach at mbcrr.harvard.edu
Wed Apr 6 06:42:20 EST 1994

In article <1994Apr6.122511.4504 at rzu-news.unizh.ch>, oesch at hifo.unizh.ch

> >Hi,
> >
> >We are drying a lot of PAGE gels wrapped in cellophane. The 
> >cellophane we buy currently from BioRad and it is imho very
> >expensive. So I went to the local arts supply shop and bought
> .....
> Hi Jens,
> we are using SARAN which we get from Migros which is a grocery store. The
> foil is originally made by DOW chemicals and the material supposedly is
> PVDC. PVDC probably means polyvinyl dichloride. Other brands did not work.
> I have no idea whether you can get in the US but it should be possible.
> Good luck

We use standard Cling-film (i.e. plastic wrap etc...)

they use this in food industry and we buy it in bulk

SARAN is too expensive in the states although i prefer using it (when i was
back in 'ol blighty)



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