How to make a non-sticky glass plate

Gina Berardesco gbe392 at
Fri Oct 3 08:56:26 EST 1997

C.K. Chen (cchen2 at wrote:
> Hi,
>    Could someone tell me how to make a sequencing gel glass plate
> non-sticky?  I use silver stain for sequencing gels and would like the gel
> stick on one of the glass plates.  I have tried Silan treatment for one of
> the plates.  However, the gel sticked on both plates.  I am confident that
> the plates were clean.

Hi -

I used to do the silver stain sequencing thing myself. I always used RainX
on my non-sticky plate, it worked great! 


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