aaron at ccat.sas.upenn.edu
Thu Oct 12 18:39:31 EST 1995
I prefer to store dried northerns wrapped in Saran-Wrap at 4C myself.
Just my general paranoid about stuff that 'grows' at RT.
Aaron C Pawlyk
Tracy Aquilla (aquilla at salus.med.uvm.edu) wrote:
: In Article <e-anderson-2709951107330001 at e-mac-56.ski.mskcc.org>,
: e-anderson at ski.mskcc.org (Eric C. Anderson) wrote:
: >dear bionet-folk:
: >in the past, i have stored dried, unprobed northerns at -20oC in Saran
: >Wrap or Seal-a-meal bags. they worked fine after as long as 6 months (the
: >longest i ever tried) or storing them. but these were blots using yeast,
: >C. elegans or mouse RNA, not exactly precious and easily re-made if
: I have stored dry Northern blots in a drawer at room temp for several years
: with no problems. I don't think it's necessary to store them at -20C.
: I do keep them between sheets of filter paper just to keep them clean.
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