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This page describes several facets of gel electrophoresis, most of which are generally applicable, but some of which relate to the NCBE electrophoresis equipment. These include:
UNITS OF MEASUREMENT
Small volumes and masses, which may be unfamiliar to school-based biologists, are used throughout this booklet. This section explains what they are.There are also details of the fragment sizes in a common DNA 'ruler' or 'ladder'.