Stephan Witte stephan.witte at
Tue Aug 8 01:08:33 EST 1995

In article <drr.1158197324B at>, drr at PW.USDA.GOV ("David R.
Rockhold") wrote:
> It has been suggested that ethanol might be substituted for methanol in
> staining/fixing/decolorizing protein gels to lessen hazards associated with

Its working  pretty well. I use ethanol (10-20%) with good success. Not
because heealth considerations, just because I«m lazy: The bottle with
ethanol is at my bench, for fetching methanol I«ve to go some steps.


Stephan Witte
Inst. of Immunology
University of Constance
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