Electrophoresis safety question

rdudley at my-dejanews.com rdudley at my-dejanews.com
Fri Jun 19 09:13:13 EST 1998

In article <35899E1E.7E0A at Virginia.edu>,
  rjl6n at virginia.edu wrote:
> rdudley at nrc.uab.edu wrote:
> > Just an FYI about sequencing gels--2000V is the setting used on Alabama's
> > electric chair.
> Which is completely irrelevant in this context since the amount of
> current that is passed is considerably different.
> ----------------
> John Lye
> e-mail to: rjl6n at Virginia.EDU
> homepage: http://avery.med.virginia.edu/~rjl6n/homepage.htm

Ummm, no.  Current passing through body is pretty much current passing through
body.  Seeing 2000V only pull a few-score mA really makes me wonder what the
path of least resistance is--me or the gel.


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