Agarose gel electrophoresis/Common issues
There are a number of issues which plague gels far a variety of reasons. This page will contain some of the more common problems and show examples of gel images that have those problems.
So if you get a gel with something bizarre, keep the image and post it here so that others can learn from your mistake.
Possible unexpected bands:
- Does anyone have good examples of these?
- Primer-dimers (how long?)
- Empty site in BB vector (~300bp band)