How to remove Sigmacote from glass plate?

Hiranya Roychowdhury hroychow at NMSU.EDU
Mon Mar 16 11:27:50 EST 1998

At 01:02 PM 3/14/98 +0800, Wilson wrote:
>Dear all,
>            I would like to remove the sigmacote (repel silane) from the
>outer glass plate for sequencing DNA.  What is the procedure?  Is 0.5M
>NaOH solution enough for doing that?
>Thank you very much

Yes. And also KOH soln. between 0.1 - 0.5M does the job better.

Dr. Hiranya Sankar Roychowdhury
Plant Genetic Engineering Lab.
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Ph. (505) 646-5785
hroychow at

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