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worms on 24-well plates

Barth Grant grant at biology.rutgers.edu
Mon Jul 7 11:03:06 EST 2003

We are trying to grow worms in 24-well NGM plates for large-scale 
screening.  We have had problems with the middle wells staying too 
wet,  while the outer wells are in good shape.  If we dry the plates 
in the  hood until the middle wells are dry enough, then the outer 
wells get  too dry and the agar cracks.  Any suggestions for worm 
culture in this  format would be most appreciated!!


Barth D. Grant
Assistant Professor
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
604 Allison Rd. Nelson Biological Laboratories, Room A307
Piscataway, NJ 08854 USA
Office 732-445-7339
Lab 732-445-7340/7341
FAX 732-445-4213
Email  grant at biology.rutgers.edu


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