On Fri, 9 May 2003, Péter Fedorcsák wrote:
>> re-wet your membrane in methanol (it won't wet in anything else), and
> wash in changes of your buffer.
>>> In article <20030419165956.10325.qmail at ww02.hostica.com>,
>karthij96 at yahoo.com wrote:
>> > i have just started doing westerns recently. i am facing problems with the
> > PVDF membrane that
> > we use. i soak it in methanol & before it dries i soak it in ddwater & then
> > in the western transfer
> > buffer.
> > The transfer looks good--as i am able to see all the lanes & even the marker
> > . The problem is
> > that after i block the membrane in 5% milk ( carnation non-fat dry milk
> > powder & made in 1X
> > TBS) for an hour or even overnite in a cold room---the membrane refuses to
> > wet---it looks as if
> > its dry, only the egdes seem to be wet.
> > Anyone with a solution---will be greatly appreciated.
> > thank you
> > aditi
> > http://biowww.net/mynews/tree.php?group_name=bionet_molbio_proteins&begin=0>
try a different brand of PDVF --- this is bizarre.