Hoeffer "minflourometer" Retry?

Francisco G da Nobrega ib - bio 7588 fgdnobre at usp.br
Wed Aug 23 17:03:45 EST 1995

On 23 Aug 1995, the End wrote:

> Comrads,
> I received a mailing from Hoefer the other day showing an apparently
> new and improved fixed wavelngth fluorometer for DNA quantitation
> (~$2500)_.
> After being so thoroughly burnt on the original ~TK-100 (including
> the "fix"), how can I try again with any confindence? I noticed 
> that the new model is made by Pharmacia.
> Unfortunately the wide-spread bad experiences with the Hoefer
> models may be an insurmountable problem for this theoretically
> excellent soultion to a fundamental problem in today's laboratory
> (ie. accurate DNA quantitation).
> Who's got one?
> Jim
> J. Graham
> Department of Biology 
> Washington University
I will add to the above my personal experience with the TK-100 that the 
representatives in Brasil were unable to fix. Hope anyone could provide 
info about the reliability of the new Hoefer/Pharmacia DNA fluorometer

F.G.Nobrega   Biologia-IBUSP    fgdnobre at usp.br

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