Bioscience Technology at Portland Community College is getting slippery! As our class forges ahead in the fun filled world of Bioseparations we tackled chromatography and protein gels (protein electrophoresis) this week! We learned how to piece together a gel set-up which is like negotiating a particularly tricky set of Legos. We also made our own resolving and stacking gels! Gels are fun!
There's a lot going on in running gels. Sure, I've seen a picture of a gel in textbooks. Our class even talked about them a bit in Current Topics last term, but I wasn't... Read more