Pouring sequencing gels the old fashion way
moyerowl at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu
Wed Apr 17 06:41:29 EST 1996
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.
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.
> rjordan at u.washington.edu
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