Pouring sequencing gels the old fashion way

Achim Recktenwald achim at ibex.ca
Thu Apr 18 13:18:37 EST 1996

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.

Try this thin brown or transparent tape you use to tape packages with.


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