Help gels cracking

Gina Berardesco gbe392 at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Tue Mar 18 13:59:40 EST 1997


> Although her 8% acrylamide sds gels dry down fine (normaly
> within 2-3hrs) her 10% gels are cracking on the gel dryer.
> She is pre-wetting her whatman and drying down at 80 degrees
> centigrade...

I've heard from a labmate that using old TEMED can cause this to happen,
too. (Although I supposed both types of gel would be cracking if this were
the problem.)

gb



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