ABI 377 combs

Mark Pickett map at soton.ac.uk
Fri Sep 21 04:50:06 EST 2001

We have now switched to disposable paper combs and appropriate well former
(both supplied by ABI) on our 377 and have found them to work very well.

"Samantha Donninger" <st at cormack.uct.ac.za> wrote in message
news:9oetv0$hf0$1 at mercury.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk...
> Hi there,
> We're experiencing a problem with the sharkstooth combs for the ABI
> 377, and any suggestions would be much appreciated.
> We're finding that our wells have started leaking when we load the
> gel, and the problem seems to be that the well formed is perhaps too
> wide, making the teeth loose in the well.  We don't get acrylamide
> in the well, so it doesn't seem to be a problem with the clamping.
> New combs work fine, which suggests that there might be some build-up
> on the older combs?
> Has anyone experienced this?  If so, any suggestions on the best way
> to "strip" the combs?
> Many thanks,
> -Samantha Donninger
> ------------------------------------------
> MRC Human Genetics Research Unit
> Division of Human Genetics
> Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
> University of Cape Town
> email:  st at cormack.uct.ac.za
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