WANTED: Marking Pen for Autorads
abrdlher at reading.ac.uk
Wed Nov 6 14:40:32 EST 1996
> > hello All,
> > Can anyone suggest a marking pen to mark blots? I'm looking for a
> > luminescent-type pen which will 'burn' a mark into the autorad so it can
> > be aligned with a blot or lift. In the past I have used labeled ink
> > (35S) but we no longer use this isotope regularly plus its not very safe
> > (although it does work prety well). I have also tried lumninesent nail
> > polish but this sticks to the autorads which is pretty messy. I have
> > seen some rediculously expensive 'stickers' marketed by Stratagene and
> > Sigma, haven't tried them because of price.
> > Any suggestions for 'home grown' markers or a commercailly available marker?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Paul Bucciaglia
I use a regular wax pencil. I write on the membrane with it. I use the
luminiscent ECL kit from Amersham. Whatever I write on the membrane is
visible afterwards in the developed film.
Nacho de las Heras
University of Reading
Reading RG6 2AS
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