Sequencing Gel Fixation

George Theodoris ez003450 at bullwinkle.ucdavis.edu
Sun Nov 13 16:24:13 EST 1994


You have a fixation on sequencing gels? Maybe you should seek 
professional help! :)     Ha! Ha!

I find not fixing the sequencing gels can lead to problems so I always 
fix them even though its a pain. Not fixing them can make the gel stick 
onto the film. I've heard some people remedy this by coating the gel with 
talcum powder after its dried. I also think the bands are sharper after 
the gel has been fixed.   -George



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