Sticky Sequencing gel

Frances Hannan Zoology flh at
Thu Jun 15 09:21:23 EST 1995

Ethan Strauss <IO00865 at MAINE.MAINE.EDU> writes:

>be plenty. I tried putting film to the gel anyway (this is an 35S gel so
>I took the saran wrap off, do I HAVE to do this to get a signal???), but
>pieces of the gel immediatly stuck to the film. I now have the gel
>(with a few minor rips) under saran wrap again. What should I do?????

Get some baby powder or talc powder, sprinkle it over the gel and use a 
tissue to distribute it evenly, then expose & develop film as usual. 
Works like a charm!!!
Frances Hannan                                       
BILMS, Zoology, Downing St, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK   
Phone (0223)336663, FAX (0223)461954                 
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