thalidomide

Damien Rothstein doctord at connexus.apana.org.au
Sat Aug 31 21:52:44 EST 1996


In article <Urbanus-1908961719190001 at mac215.chem.vu.nl>, 
Urbanus at chem.vu.nl says...
>
>How can I prevent thalidomide (a hydrofobic drug) from precipitating in 
a
>aquatous medium (like YNB) in a concentration higher than 80 microMol. 
The
>pH of the medium may not get to high or low, and may not contain any
>cytotoxic substance that would prevent yeast from growing. Any
>suggestions?

from my chem background (up to second year) - try a little heat, this 
keeps compounds dissolved - but be careful that the activity of the 
compound is not destroyed with too much heat.

:-)
Damien BSc.




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