Incomplete RNA transfers

Guan Zhu zhug at
Fri Jan 20 12:03:44 EST 1995

skcbiol (skcbiol at wrote:
: I have been having trouble transfering RNA from glyoxyl gels by capillary transfer for northern blots
: I tried to use 50 mM NaOH but that seemed to harm the RNA.  Are there any other acceptable ways to 
: improve the efficiency of the transfer?  Please respond to SKCBIOL at

I have just done the Northen Transfer of my polyA-RNA to nylon membrane without any problem. The protocol I followed is in the manual of mRNA isolation kit from stratagene. Let me know if you are interested in the protocol.

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