Source of Nylon mesh

Martin Leach leach at
Thu Apr 14 00:37:10 EST 1994

In article <?.766241884 at flash>, lmalek at flash.LakeheadU.Ca ( Dr L Malek -
Biology  ) wrote:

> Hi:
> We are looking for a North American supplier of 150 um nylon mesh for
> clearing plant homogenates prior to organelle preparation. Any suggestions 
> would be welcomed.
> Thanks.
> Lada Malek
> email: lmalek at
>     or lmalek at

Well, instead of buying nylon meshes from companies for use in
hybridisation bottles/oven - i went to the local art-shop.

I took a sample of the nylon mesh with me and they soon found a polyester
mesh very similar to the nylon one - artsy people use this mesh for making

Maybe try an art shop. For a very large roll of it - only cost 30$.
Equivalent price would be >$300 from a biotech company!!!!

Martin Leach

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