APPENDIX 3K Silanizing Glassware
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Immunology
How to Cite
Seed, B. 2001. Silanizing Glassware. Current Protocols in Immunology. 21:3K:A.3K.1–A.3K.2.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: MAR 1997
Glassware is silanized (siliconized) to prevent adsorption of solute to glass surfaces or to increase its hydrophobicity. This is particularly important with low concentrations of particularly “sticky“ solutes such as single-stranded nucleic acids or proteins. This appendix provides a protocol for treating glassware.