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drying sequencing gels

Tony Kwan kwan at medcor.mcgill.ca
Thu Jul 28 12:40:55 EST 1994

In article <3161mg$4bd at louie.udel.edu>, landel at helios (Carlisle Landel) wrote:

> I too never fix my gels.  However, now that I reside in muggy Delaware,
> we have a problem with dry gels becoming tacky as soon as the saran wrap
> is peeled off after drying.  Someday we will get good air conditioning,
> in the meantime we have found that we can avoid problems by leaving the
> saran wrap on until the last possible moment before slapping the gel
> into the cassette with the film.
> Carlisle


If your gel is still sticky after drying, we usually put some baby powder
on the gel and we have nor problems whatsoever after that.


Tony Kwan
Department of Biochemistry, McGill University
kwan at medcor.mcgill.ca

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