DMSO some additional comments/clarifications....
sigal at thurifer.harvard.edu
Fri Dec 3 12:38:54 EST 1993
In article <2dltqe$js1 at unix1.circ.gwu.edu> wilesm at unix1.circ.gwu.edu (Marc Wiles) writes:
>... Also, it should be noted that in experimental settings,
>DMSO is actually used *because* of it's ability to transform cells ...
I think that instead of DMSO (dimethylsulfoxide) youy may be referring to
dimethylsulfate. Dimethylsulfate is a strong alkylating agent which can
methylate DNA. For this reason it is often used as a mutagen.
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