Gel shifts: run them fast or slow?

Heinz-Juergen Schaefers h-j.schaefers at
Mon Dec 16 18:52:54 EST 1996

John Pawlowski wrote:
> A particular question I have is whether or not the gels should be run fast
> (approx 2 hours for 15 cm gel) or slow (overnight).


I usually run the gelshifts at 21 mA for 30 min, then at 25 mA
for 2-3 hours (until the BPB band reaches the bottom of the gel.

	Heinz J.
Dipl. Biol. Heinz-Juergen Schaefers
University of Erlangen, Med. IV, Nephrology Research Lab
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