cleaning up IEF tubes?
John A. Newitt
newitt at ncifcrf.gov
Mon Jul 10 13:04:05 EST 1995
In article <gurer-070795112242 at gellab.life.uiuc.edu>,
gurer at pop.life.uiuc.edu (Chaan Gurer) wrote:
> Does anyone know a reliable protocol for cleaning up IEF tubes after the
> are pushed out. We ususally rinse them with water and wash them with
> acid. However, lately we have had some uneven polymerization incidents in
> tubes which might be an indication of dirty tubes. Is there another way to
> clean the tubes? Thanks.
We used to soak them in 50% Nitric acid in water. I don't know if this
method is any better than the one you are currently using, but it might be
worth a try.
John A. Newitt, Ph.D. | <newitt at nih.gov>
National Institutes of Health | <newitt at ncifcrf.gov>
Bethesda, Maryland USA | <73043.1773 at compuserve.com>
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