bright specks in EtBr stained gels - out, damn'd spot!

Walter Woith walter at see.sig.for.address
Thu Feb 6 06:51:20 EST 1997

Sam Michaelson <sam.michaelson at> wrote:

> Dear Netter Nutters
> I've recently been having problems with very intense small bright spots
> showing up on agarose gels stained with EtBr.

Dear Sam

We don't experience the problem right now because we are having a very
cold winter here in Germany: do your agarose gels settle in a lab with
open windows? Could pollen be the cause of your problem? It makes really
INTENSE BRIGHT spots under UV.


Walter Woith
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