Fungal contamination of Southern bot

Alexander Dobrovic alexander.dobrovic at
Wed Apr 25 23:17:25 EST 2001

I believe that this can be caused  by electrostatic effects.

>I was shown an autoradiograph of a southern blot with a strange result.
>were a few  dark blobs on the film. These blobs looked like ungly snow
>There was a central dark image on the film with radiating tentacles.  These
>tentacles had tentacles of their own.  I was told this was fungal
>I have never seen this before.  Is what I described consistant with fungal
>contamination?  How does one fix or prevent this from occuring again?
>Thank you.



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