Cracking Spores

Andrea Marie Habura habura at
Thu Jul 1 08:13:35 EST 1993

A request for techniques:

I'm currently trying to break open slime mold spores to extract pigment. My
latest method is freezing at -70 C and grinding with sea-sand, a method 
suggested by someone who regularly extracts DNA from pollen. Any other ideas
out there?

Andrea Habura
Dept. of Biology, RPI

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