Does Ethidium bromide retard RNA migration?

Mark Garry Petten t67mgp at
Mon Jun 7 12:53:30 EST 1999

I've loaded ethidium bromide with my samples and ended up with strange
results. All the samples loaded including my ladder appear to be near the
wells and did not migrate. Does ethidium bromide retard the migration of
RNA samples through a gel?


Mark G. Petten
Dept. of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

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