[Cell-biology] Poly-D-Lysine and UV Light

Hilary Stevenson via cellbiol%40net.bio.net (by hps4+ from pitt.edu)
Tue Aug 19 11:32:30 EST 2008


When I was originally trained in the use of poly-d-lysine when coating
tissue culture plates and cover slips, I was told that UV light
depolymerized poly-d-lysine.  Is this true?  I cannot find any concrete
confirmation of this online, and I was wondering if it is really important
to not leave them under UV light in the hood.  

 

Hilary Stevenson

University of Pittsburgh

Hps4 from pitt.edu

 

 



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