HELP: Why the PAGE gel cracks sometimes?

Chaan Gurer gurer at
Mon Jul 10 11:43:35 EST 1995

In article <199507101129.VAA17510 at>,
huangbx at DEAKIN.EDU.AU wrote:

> Hello netters,
> I run the PAGE gel on a flat-bed electrophoresis appartus and the silver
> staining. What happens just occationally (3 times now) is  that the gels
> cracks after nutually drying on the lab bench. All the gels are made with
> same lot of reagents. Why it cracks occationally?
> Any suggestions would be very appreciated!!!!

Don't let them dry on the lab bench, try to use a vacuum gel dryer.
gurer at
> With regards
> Bixing Huang
> huangbx at

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