klenchin at REMOVE_TO_REPLY.facstaff.wisc.edu
Mon Nov 27 21:06:46 EST 2000
Michael Witty <mw132 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
:I have had the misfortune of having my PAGE gels go bad, presumably due to
:a new water supply which we think is contaminated with PEG
:BUT, PEG has no charge (does it?) so how does it make my gels go bad?
Since PEG is not charged and would not co-polymerize with AA,
I can't see how trace amounts of PEG (the only kind possible as
far as water supply contamination is concerned) can
affect PAGE behavior appreciably.
I think you need to look elsewhere. What does "gels go bad"
mean exactly? What do you observe?
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