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Turning a bad gel electrophoresis image into a professional-grade figure

Turning a bad gel electrophoresis image into a professional-grade figure

An image for a publication better be looking nice. But what if your gel electrophoresis setup looks like that: And it produces images similar to this:  Why does it look this way? Maybe your lab us very underfunded, or maybe you were lazy to remake the image, or you were in a hurry, or you outright refuse to pay thousands of dollars for the setup, that must cost 200 dollars at best (because super-complex smartphone cost only $800). Or maybe you despise manual wet lab work, but don't mind tinkering with some programming, like I do. Regardless of the reasons, I...

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