Fix DNA in agarose gels?

Tracy Jo Litzi tjlitzi at
Fri Feb 4 18:02:51 EST 2000

You can dry the gel on a "gel dryer" like they use for certain protein
gels.  Thinner gels are best.

Richard Near wrote:

> A freind has asked if he could fix  an
> agarose gel containing DNA. It will be used
> for laser scaning directly from the gel. It cannot
> be ethidium bromide stained, but he wants to
> prevent diffusion of DNA bands.
> So how can he fix the DNA in the agarose gel??
> Please email answers to qshafat at
> Thank you

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