why fix sequencing gel?

kang at msvax.mssm.edu kang at msvax.mssm.edu
Thu Mar 9 15:59:20 EST 1995

In article <bazanowski-0903951217100001 at cellbio03.med.upenn.edu>, bazanowski at a1.mscf.upenn.edu (Anne Bazanowski) writes:
>Why do we fix sequencing gel with acetic acid?  I've tried drying and
>exposing without any fixing and the gel looks OK.
>                                                                   Jie Li
If you desalt urea and fix the gel, the drying time will be shortened.
You can dry fixed gel in a 15 min.

chulho Kang
>                                                                  U of Penn

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