APPENDIX 3B Silanizing Glassware
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Molecular Biology
How to Cite
Seed, B. 2001. Silanizing Glassware. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology. 28:3B:A.3B.1–A.3B.2.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: OCT 1994
This unit presents a procedure to silanize (siliconize) glassware to prevent adsorption of solute to the glass surface or to increase its hydrophobicity. This is particularly important when dealing with low concentrations of particularly “sticky” solutes such as single-stranded nucleic acids or proteins.