Problems with 1.5 ml Eppendorf tubes

Lester Young youngl at
Thu Sep 22 00:53:15 EST 1994

In article <1994Sep20.121937.29609 at>,
raffa at (Raffaele Matteoni) wrote:

> We are having problems with RNA ppt'on in 1.5 ml Eppendorf since Dec.
> 93 -Jan 94. RNA sticks to tubes and resuspension in dH2O-buffers is
> very inefficent!
> We suspect lot variations in the quality/nature of tube plastic.
> Any help/comment/case report is welcome    
> R. Matteoni and the people of
> Roma, Italy

I don't know if this is related or if I'm saying something you already
know, but I found that if you vacuum dry RNA for too long, then it's hard
to resuspend.  Good luck anyway.

Lester Young
Private Bag 3123
Hamilton, New Zealand
lyoung at

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