Pouring sequencing gels the old fashion way

Scott Moye-Rowley moyerowl at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu
Wed Apr 17 06:41:29 EST 1996


Dear Rob:

	We get the expensive but good (IMHO) tape from BRL to seal the 
edges of our sequencing gels.  The catalog number 11032-18 for one 
roll at $21.  Not cheap but doesn't leak.

Good luck,
Scott Moye-Rowley

Rob Jordan wrote:
> 
> I know that everybody these days is raving about new, fast ways to pour
> sequencing gels, but let's assume for the time being that I want to do it the
> old fashioned way and tape up the edges of the gel.  I've tried three types of
> tape since moving to a new lab and all of them end up leaking (badly).  Can
> anyone give me a brand name and/or taping method they use to pour leak-proof
> gels?  Every time I've used a gel that has leaked I end up with lanes sucked
> to one side or the other.
> 
> Thanks-
> Rob
> rjordan at u.washington.edu



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