Nylon-vs-nitrocellulose??

Michael W. Thompson mthom0 at pop.uky.edu
Tue Oct 15 11:42:33 EST 1996


Andre Gallant wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm wondering what you, the "experts" prefer for southern blots:  nylon
> or nitrocellulose???....and what should I use.
> 

Nylon beats nitrocellulose hands down.  I have a nylon genomic Southern
blot which I have just finished probing for the sixth time. 
Nitrocellulose would have fallen apart long before that.  I also don't
have background problems with nylon as I did with nitrocellulose.



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