Beginner Technique Gotchas
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This is a page to collect beginner molecular biology technique gotchas--important things to know that mentors may often forget to teach their mentees.
- Shortwave UV radiation (254, 302, or 312nm) can damage DNA after only seconds of exposure. Make sure you're using 365nm light when visualizing gels to be purified.