Presoaking Information and Courses from MediaLab, Inc.
These are the MediaLab courses that cover Presoaking and links to relevant pages within the course.
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|There are several different types of media that can be used in electrophoresis. Most methods today use a gel, cellulose acetate, agarose, or polyacrylamide gel. Which one of the following statements is true regarding these gels?||View Page|
Care is required in handling electrophoresis support media. Touching the gel can leave harmful fingerprints or poking the gel in sample application can damage the formation of separated bands. Some gels require presoaking; these need to be lightly blotted because the excess water can mar band formation.