Fast solidification of agarose gels

Hi there! Here is a simple but efficient trick to get your agarose gels to solidify much faster.¬† You have to weight the required amount of agarose as usual, but here it comes the trick. To dissolve this agarose, only pour HALF the amount of the required TAE 1% and save the rest¬†(for example, to […]

Saving time and money doing maxi/midi preps

Here is a trick. It is very simple, only a bit messy. But it will save you one centrifugation step and 30 minutes. You have to pellet your overnight culture as usual, ressuspend it, lysate it and stop the lysis. So far, as recommended in the protocol. The next step is normally a centrifugation to […]