1. Principles and practices¶
This week I worked on defining my final project idea and started to getting used to the documentation process.
First sketch of the final project idea¶
This device is a UV/blue transilluminator with image capturer.
What it will do?¶
The UV/blue transilluminator works by emitting high levels of UV/blue light through the viewing surface. The key application for a UV/blue transilluminator is for the visualization of DNA and protein agarose and polyacrylamide gels after electrophoresis. Gels can be directly placed onto the UV/blue transilluminator; wavelength will vary on your particular application.
The UV/blue transilluminator has an image capture system, that is a webcam the takes pictures of your gel during the documentation process.
Who will use it?¶
A transilluminator is a standard piece of equipment used in biohacking laboratories for visualization of target DNAs and proteins.