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

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

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



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