what is NP-40?

Philip Heacock pheacock at utmmg.med.uth.tmc.edu
Thu Dec 1 15:19:53 EST 1994

In article <cga3-011294150740 at>, cga3 at cornell.edu (Christopher
G. Alpha) wrote:

> In an article in TAG (1993) 86:694-698 they refer to a reagent used in the
> PCR buffer called NP-40.  Does anyone know what this stuff is?  Please
> respond here or email me.  Thanx.

The reagent is nonidet P-40, sigma catalog # N 6507, it is a nonionic detergent.

-Phil Heacock

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