Drying gels w/o vacuum?

Dongxian Yue dxy at iastate.edu
Sat Jun 25 15:23:46 EST 1994

In article <2uacvv$cgh at agate.berkeley.edu> lhom at OCF.Berkeley.EDU (Louis Hom) writes:
>Has anyone ever tried drying acrylamide gels just by sticking them in a
>book or something?

Yes, I do. I do it for many years.

You can just wrap the gel in gel-drying film (dialysis tube like stuff), fix
it on a glass plate with robber bands. The gel will dry overnight in air. This
works well with 0.75 mm gel. 

I guess it will work too by sticking the gel in a book if you do not need the




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