[Neuroscience] Re: patch clamp tube

wwt via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by wwt0657 from gmail.com)
Tue Aug 10 08:44:46 EST 2010

On Aug 9, 6:00 pm, "Gong, Kerui" <kg... from uta.edu> wrote:
> Hello, everyone.
> I am building up a patch clamp set up now.
> But I can't find one thing: the silicon tube which connects the pipette holder for sucking....
> Would you please tell me where I can find it?
> Thank you...
> Kerui Gong
> Post-doctoral researcher,
> Department of Psychology,
> University of Texas at Arlington.
> Suite 313, Life Science Building.
> 501 S. Nedderman Dr.
> Arlington, TX,76019-0528
> Tele:+1-817-272-2269begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              +1-817-272-2269      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
> Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.

I don't know what kind of holder do you used. For axon holder, they
said 1 mm ID tubing is Ok(http://www.moleculardevices.com/pages/
instruments/cn_headstages.html). Any silicon tubing with 1mm ID is
fine, We use DOW Corning tubing(Cat. 508-005). The size is
0.04' (1.02mm).

Good luck

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