HELP: Why the PAGE gel cracks sometimes?

Chaan Gurer gurer at pop.life.uiuc.edu
Mon Jul 10 11:43:35 EST 1995


In article <199507101129.VAA17510 at hestia.ccs.deakin.edu.au>,
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.
Chaan
gurer at pop.life.uiuc.edu
 
> With regards
> 
> Bixing Huang
> huangbx at deakin.edu.au



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