DGGE Gel Drying...?

Dr Steve Griffiths Molecular Biology Group sgriffit at rpc.unb.ca
Mon Feb 3 12:55:38 EST 1997


In article <32EC80A9.6494 at ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>,
   SCROOD <p-stroot at ux1.cso.uiuc.edu> wrote:
>we seem to be having trouble with curling of 
>dried gels that are mounted on a support film.
>
>is there any way to prevent this curling during
>the drying process.
>
>the drying process is vacuum drying.
>
>thanks
>
>scrood

we've become devotees of the air drying method.If you've got the 
equivalent of 1,000 bux canadian purchase the BioRad AirDrying system.
 it knocks spots off the old water aspiration n' vacuum nonsense.We run 
mini DGGE gels(10cm) 35-85 % UF 0.75mm 6.5% Ackers and they dry crystal 
clear.
   Cheers
    STEVIEg



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