RNAse stability

Henry sticknbd at ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu
Wed Jun 15 14:00:55 EST 1994


In article <dkling-130694154643 at 134.174.147.39>,
dkling at warren.med.harvard.edu (David Kling) wrote:

> Hi netters,
> Does anybody know if RNAses are susceptible to freeze thawing 2 or 3 times?
> Thanx,
> David Kling
I have thawed RNase A two to three times with no obvious
loss of activity.  Similarly, RNase T-1 can be repeatedly
freeze-thawed.  I doubt that even unlimited freeze-thawing
could harm this stuff.  If only killing them was as simple as
a repeated freeze-thaw...
B



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