Home made geneclean??

Guy Plunkett III guy at genetics.wisc.edu
Thu Aug 17 18:05:03 EST 1995

In article <40vkao$bh1 at griffin.ccc.nottingham.ac.uk>, Nigel Kenward
<mbxnjk at vax.nott.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi There,
> This method works and is in a PNAS paper, however:
> we wrote a long article for this newsgroup on "homemade G***clean" and 
> were very quickly contacted by the manufacturers saying " you can't call 
> it that, and your in breach of copyright (or patent or something)"
> SO, use it ! It works, it's cheap, but call it Jean Clener or something 
> or you'll get some corporate non-lab types onto you !

The reference is Vogelstein and Gillespie (1979) PNAS 76:615-619.
It does indeed work great. I always called it glass beads...


Dr.Guy Plunkett III for the E. coli Genome Project
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