Science Fail Monday: Requiem for a Western Blot

Posted: 06 01, 2015

Requiem for a Western Blot: A Haiku on Reversing the Positive and Negative Electrodes

 

Western blot fail

 

Two weeks to prepare
It’s time to transfer this gel
Data finally?

Excitement building
Put the wires on backwards
Proteins all lost, $%!#

 

 

By: Nicole M. Baker

Peer edited and Reviewed by Bailey Peck & Chris Givens.

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This article was co-published on the SWAC Blog, The Pipettepen.

 

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