A video guide for students illustrating the processes involved in running agarose gels in the laboratory.
Preparing the gel
Pouring the gel
Putting the gel into the gel tanks
Loading the samples
Running the gel
Visualising the nucleic acids
Common things to avoid
This resource is part of the Post 16 genetics and genomics collection of resources.
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