andrew at qimr.edu.au
Wed Feb 9 22:53:52 EST 1994
shiha02 at mcclb0.med.nyu.edu wrote:
: There are evil spirits in my lab; at least in my restriction digests.
: I have a plasmid, pSP1, containing an insert, that I am trying to
: digest with sph1 (The site should be in the insert). Now, if I purify
: the plasmid using magic mini-prep (Promega), the plasmid doesn't cut.
: If I purify the plasmid with conventional miniprep protocol (alkaline
: lysis) the plasmid cuts, but there are also degredation. A mock digest
: of the alkaline lysis plasmid (without enzyme) does not result in a
: cut plasmid. What's going on? Is there something funny about magic
: miniprep that I'm not aware of? Please post or mail me directly.
: Thanks a bunch.
Try some of the following literature:
Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring - Walter Gibson
Master Notebook of Magic - Bob Wagner
Now U C It, Now U Don't - Book and video
Tricks of the Imagination - Robert Neale
Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Tagaki - Kaufman
Impossibilia - John Bannon
By Forces Unseen - Ernest Earick/Stephen Minch
Don't Blink - Jim Swain
Land of Make Believe - Fred Barton
Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks - good for hanging yourself
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