alternative to Whatman 3MM paper for drying down gels?

Frances Hannan Zoology flh at
Tue Feb 8 06:38:36 EST 1994

tan at (Song Tan) writes:

>     Does anyone have any suggestions for cheaper alternatives to Whatman
>3MMChr (commonly known as 3MM) paper for drying sequencing and bandshift gels? 
>We're satisfied with the performance of Whatman 3MMChr for these purposes, but
>we would love to find something less expensive.      

I use the paper that comes in between the sheets of X-ray film to dry down
my sequencing gels...

Frances Hannan
AFRC LMS, Zoology, Cambridge, UK
flh at

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