gel documentation systems

Heinz J. Schaefers schaefers at
Mon Jul 27 11:06:16 EST 1998

Hi Alan,

we use a quite simple method:

we scan the x-ray film of Northerns and Westerns with s flatbed scanner
(Microtek Scanmaker III, 1200 DPI resolution optical) and analyze the picture
/ quantify the band intensity with NIH Image (its a freeware program for
works great and is cheap


Alan Nighorn wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> We are in the market for a gel documentation system. We are especially
> interested in ones that do an accutrate and reproducible job of
> quantifying autoradiograms from northern blots etc. We might also be
> interested in a system that can handle chemiluminescence. Can any of you
> reccommend a system or perhaps tell me why you like or don't like the one
> you have?
> Thank you
> Alan Nighorn

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