Very cool patch clamp tips,hope you like it.

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littlebush
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Very cool patch clamp tips,hope you like it.

I just came across the following web article on the tips about the patch clamp.From my experience,most of the author claims are important so it is worthy of reading especially for those just coming into this field.

Ten Steps to Better Patch Clamping

http://www.the-scientist.com/article/home/24911/

Fraser Moss
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I think he should have

I think he should have described exact dimensions for a good whole cell patch pipette including a photo.
He also neglected to mention fire-polishing which makes a big difference in seal quality

Pickles
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I have his book - it is

I have his book - it is really good - goes back to basics and does give detail about fire polishing etc.

It's about 50, but certainly worth haing as a lab/dept resource.