How to desiliconise glass plates?

John E. Fox altabios at bham.ac.uk
Tue May 31 10:35:56 EST 1994


In article <skrshaw.770385864 at reading>, skrshaw at reading.ac.uk (Sean M. Shaw) says:
>
>Having carefully siliconised several SDS-PAGE glass plates with
>Sigmacote I now find that I need to reverse the process. Other than
>by repeated washing, is there any way to remove the coating?
>
>Please could you direct any suggestions to me via email!
>
>Sean Shaw
>Dept Microbiology, Reading University
>skrshaw at sksscsc1.rdg.ac.uk
>
>

Try washing the plates in 2M NaOH for a few minutes
I used this to clean a glass reactor, it seemed to work.

John Fox

ps  I tried your Email but couldn't get through



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