PAGE Alternatives

Peter pxpst2 at spam.suxs.unixs.cis.pitt.edu
Mon Jul 6 15:43:07 EST 1998


In article <mogilvie-0607981007120001 at buckholt.niddk.nih.gov>,
mogilvie at helix.nih.gov (Martha Ogilvie) wrote:

> Hi all!
> I have a Highschool teacher in my lab this summer who is learning to run
> SDS-PAGE and Western Blotting.  She wants to take this back to the
> classroom but because of the potential toxicity of acrylamide, they can't
> use that in the school.  So I wondered if anyone knew of an alternative
> that could work for running a protein on a gel and at least getting to the
> point of staining and destaining with it.  

Use the Page but make sure that the teaacher is the person responsible for
polymerizing the gel.  Acrylamide is only dangerous in its monomer form.

Peter

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