Help!!!Gel box cause for RNA degradation???
jfhess at ucdavis.edu
Tue Oct 3 18:28:27 EST 1995
I've used h2o2 to clean combs and gel trays but don't get to carried away
with the box. I use formaldehyde in agarose, it should most definitely
kill rnases. I use depc water for buffer preparation and gel prep but
use tap de-i for making the electrophoresis buffer. (yes my blots from
lens rna look wonderful. If you want some fun, try isolating RNA from
You can always buy rna markers and run them to see if your gel running
protocol is responsible for the degradation.
John Hess, PhD Phone me 916 752 8420
Dept of Human Anatomy FAX me 916 752 8520
University of Calif Email me jfhess at ucdavis.edu
Davis, CA or leave me alone, your choice.
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