Photographing gels

Wolfgang Latz lupus at rz.uni-sb.de
Thu Jul 27 08:21:45 EST 1995


In article <3v60ep$h4s at hermes.oc.com>, Gordon Betts 
<betts at orion.etsu.edu> 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?
>
>Thanks,
>Gordon Betts
>betts at orion.etsu.edu
>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

Wolfgang




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