question about using formaldehyde containing methanol in gels for Northern Blots

Michael Vagell mv at doc.mssm.edu
Tue Jun 2 17:35:01 EST 1998


I recently bought some 37% Formaldehyde from Fisher (Biotech Division) and I
noticed that the bottle says that it contains 10-15% methanol as a
preservative. Does anyone know if I can use this kind of formaldehyde in a
RNA gel for a Northern Blot? 
 
Michael Vagell, Ph.D.
Box 1007, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029-6574
USA



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