nishir at nishir at
Mon May 23 16:01:25 EST 1994

In article <JEB.Harrison-230594180726 at>
JEB.Harrison at (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 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
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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