sterile PEG

Rick Wilson rick at TAQ.WUSTL.EDU
Tue Feb 15 07:33:05 EST 1994

In <2jou5u$lpk at> Tim writes:

> Is there a reason why protocols for PEG precipitation of phage specify
> that it should be filter sterilized?

I've been using PEG for M13 precipitation for years; I've never sterilized
it and never had any problems with the unsterilized solution.


Richard K. Wilson, Ph.D.
Genome Sequencing Center
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO   63108   USA
(314) 286-1804   rick at

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