Acrylamide Gel setting too quickly -- IDEAS??
leach at bu.edu
Tue Jun 11 18:27:15 EST 1996
When I learned how to pour acryl gels...it was a very hot summer in the
UK.....took a couple of tries cuz of the problem you are having.....I now keep my acryl/urea/tbe gel mix at 4C and pour when needed.....never
have had the quick-set problem since....
Brian MacNevin (macnevin at ix.netcom.com) wrote:
: Well, when I mix up my acrylamide gel solution and begin pipetting it
: between the glass plates for electrophoresis, I have found that it
: starts to set before I can get it evenly dispersed in the plates.
: My first thought is that this might be due to the temp of the
: solution. It seems to me that I don't have this problem if the
: solution is allowed to cool a little before adding the final solution.
: I was wonderin if anyone else has had these problems and if it really
: is due to the temp of the solution?
: macnevin at ix.netcom.com
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