Metaphor Agarose - how is it?

Hank Seifert h-seifert at
Mon Apr 11 16:39:04 EST 1994

In article <199404081841.AA15380 at> 4700gbera at UMBSKY.CC.UMB.EDU writes:
>From: 4700gbera at UMBSKY.CC.UMB.EDU
>Subject: Metaphor Agarose - how is it?
>Date: 8 Apr 1994 11:41:01 -0700

>Hello all!

>I've been thinking of trying out Metaphor Agarose from FMC. It's supposedly
>good for separating out low molecular weight DNA fragments. Does anyone 
>have any experience with it? How does it compare with NuSieve?

>Any and all comments appreciated!


>Gina Berardesco
>4700gbera at
>Univ. Massachusetts, Boston
We have been using it to characterize Bla31 and ExoIII deletions of a small 
fragment of DNA.  It works very well, but it is really expensive.  It works 
much better than NeSieve for small, small, smallest fragments.
Hank Seifert
Northwestern University

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