gels sticking to glassplate

Tracy Aquilla aquilla at salus.med.uvm.edu
Wed Jun 29 16:16:56 EST 1994


In Article <peter.thoren.9.2E0FEF77 at genetik.uu.se>,
peter.thoren at genetik.uu.se (Peter Thorn) wrote:
>Hi netters!
>
>IYm running microsatellites in a 6% seq.gel. My problem is that sometimes when 
>I split the glassplates the gel will stick to both plates. That is of course 
>not good so my question is: Are there anything I can use that is cheap and 
>easy, besides repellsilane, to solve this problem?
>
>Kind regards,
>
>Peter Thorn
>
>Peter.Thoren at genetik.uu.se

Peter,
    Try Rain-X (a car wax). It can be found in the auto stores, etc. We use
the stuff on our plates and it works well. You can also try Sigmacote,
although it's a little more expensive.
                                        Tracy



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