Any precautions for handling DNA?
sre at al.cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 23 07:28:53 EST 1994
>I have a vague recollection that since my undergrad days 30
>years ago, when DNA was thought to be biologically inactive in
>purified form (safe to handle in the lab), that some problems
>were found and some additional precautions (gloves, etc)
>started being used at least for some preparations.
>Help me recollect; was I reading Nature, or was it Analog? :-)
Probably Analog. Everyone I know eats DNA... sometimes two or three
three times a day, even :)
- Sean Eddy
- MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England
- sre at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
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