Seperating Dauers from Dead Worms

Ron Kagan rkagan at
Mon Dec 4 18:02:00 EST 1995

I'm looking for a good method for seperating dauers from dead worms in
the same liquid culture.  Does sucrose floatation achieve this? 
Alternatively, would sedimentation through ficoll work any better?   


Ron Kagan

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