Making electrophoresis boxes

lwlkarel at rivm.nl lwlkarel at rivm.nl
Fri Dec 2 05:15:35 EST 1994


dkim at triton.unm.edu (1 Dec. 1994) asked " Why can't electrophoresis electrodes be made of stainless steel?"



Hello:

For making electrodes stainless steel (like all other base metals) in not suited. Due to electro-chemical reaction these will dissolve during electrophoresis! Platinum is completely inert and therefor the best (although expensive) choise.


Karel Wernars, Bilthoven, The Netherlands.



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