Posted by Deneb on April 12, 2006, at 0:04:07
In reply to Re: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay - actually » Deneb, posted by madeline on April 11, 2006, at 23:18:05
> It's crap (and I use that term loosely) because I work with them everyday.
Cool. What do you do?
> They are just tools used to answer questions.
> And they don't always work. A western blot, in principle, should be the simplest thing in the world to do - but it isn't. It can take months to get usable data from one.
> Northerns are just about impossible and southerns are nearly as bad.
Wow, I didn't know that. I've only done one Western before. Everything seems so simple on paper. LOL
> Have you ever heard of a "Far western" blot? That one is kinda neat.
Nope. What is it?