Drying sequencing gels

Fri Mar 29 11:13:50 EST 1996

Sometimes the little ducts in the dryer get clogged, especially if gels 
with urea are dried without a reasonable wash in fixer to remove the 
urea. You may try cleaning the dryer unit with hot water.


On 28 Mar 1996, John Rebers wrote:

> We've been having problems lately drying sequencing gels.  Even after 2
> hours at 75 degrees C, the gels aren't dry.  The same settings, dryer, and
> pump worked reasonably well in the past, and the pump oil was changed
> recently.  Any suggestions?
> John Rebers
> Department of Biology
> 1401 Presque Isle Avenues
> Northern Michigan University
> Marquette, MI  49855
> 906-227-1585 (office)
> 906-228-3617 (home)
> 906-227-2013 (FAX)
> e-mail address: jrebers at nmu.edu
> Note: do not send mail to jrebers at pop.mail.nmu.edu -- this may appear in the
> header, but is not my address.  Thanks!

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