Humidity

nishir at ohsu.edu nishir at ohsu.edu
Mon May 23 16:01:25 EST 1994


In article <JEB.Harrison-230594180726 at 130.216.55.61>
JEB.Harrison at auckland.ac.nz (Jane Harrison) writes:
>I have a problem with my 96 well plates, the edges keep drying out even
>when I have put water in the provided holes to maintain some humidity.  I
>am growing virus which takes 5-7 days to infect fully under the growing
>conditions, and I can't seem to stop the plates starting to dry out in this
>time.  The cells require air flow so I can't parafilm the plates to keep
>the mositure in. 
>Any ideas welcome.
>Jane 
>
>Jane Harrison                       "All Opinions are Mine and Mine alone"
>Molecular Medicine
>University of Auckland              'Science is like being God, only I have
>Private Bag 92019, Auckland, NZ      time and budget constraints'
>Voice 64 9 373 7599x6718/6275
>Email JEB.Harrison at auckland.ac.nz
>
Wrap your plates in plastic wrap (Cling Wrap or Saran Wrap).  This will keep
the moisture in but allow gas exchange.

Rae Nishi
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, Oregon USA




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