Photographing gels

Wolfgang Latz lupus at
Thu Jul 27 08:21:45 EST 1995

In article <3v60ep$h4s at>, Gordon Betts 
<betts at> says:
>I am having difficulty photographing my agarose gels.  The photos
>don't look good and you can't see the DNA nearly as well as you
>can on the transilluminator (...)
>Any tips on getting decent photos, preferably publication quality?
>Gordon Betts
>betts at
>East Texas State University

Hello  Gordon,

maybe it will help to put an UV-filter additional to the yellow filter 
between camera and transilluminator.
Without that filter the UV light causes a fog on the photos.

I hope this will help you


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