Dave Vadnais davevadnais at home.com
Sat Sep 23 14:48:01 EST 2000

Another plus to using TBE is that you can reuse the buffer after a run,
while with TAE you cannot reuse it.
I routinely reuse my TBE tank buffer 2 to 3 times before chucking it out.

Dave A. Vadnais
Plant Biotechnology Division
Department of Plant Agriculture
University of Guelph
Guelph ON
N1H 8H1
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"John/Pam Bohmfalk" <bohmfalk at tcgcs.com> wrote in message
news:bohmfalk-1909001752390001 at has-pm2-048.inetnebr.com...
> Please pardon the perhaps ignorant question.  In agarose gels, what are
> the advantages of TAE or TBE?  I have been unable to find a good
> explanation of why or when one buffer should be used over the other.
> Thanks.
> John
> jbohmfalk at hastings.edu

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