alternatives to ethidium bromide

Bruno Cenni cenni at
Thu Jul 6 01:21:29 EST 2000

It's a plain light box emitting visible blue light. You look at your gel through
orange filters, thus filtering out the blue light and revealing the dye; ours is
a Dark Reader from Clare Chemical Research in UK (no affiliation...)


Marc wrote:

> It wasn't until my 2nd year in grad school that I figured out that my
> ligations and transformation efficiencies could improve dramatically by
> limiting the amount of time I let the gel sit on the UV transilluminator.
> By the way, what is a "blue transilluminator" ?
> -Marc

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