disrupting e. coli cells

Basavaraju Shankarappa bsh at MED.PITT.EDU
Fri Mar 11 08:25:24 EST 1994

Try freezing and thawing couple of (several?) times with some liquid
nitrogen and a water bath.  You should get a much more efficient
disruption of e.coli.
Raj Shankarappa
bsh at med.pitt.edu
> i've never had much success with sonication but since that is the only
> piece of equipment we have at present, do you have any suggestions for
> optimizing e. coli disruption with a sonicator? i've heard that some
> people use lysozyme treatment before sonicating, do you have any
> experience with this?? any other treatments??
> bip
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