GETTING RID OF EtBr

Martin Hughes mhughes at mcmaster.ca
Thu Jul 27 08:22:40 EST 1995


In article <3v5nm0$e2d at hermes.oc.com>, Gordon Betts <betts at orion.etsu.edu> says:
>
>What is a safe and easy and cheap way of getting rid of waste EtBr?
>Thanks,
>
We use activated charcoal, make a sort of tea bag of it and drop it into
the container of EtBr contaminated buffer. I'm assuming its just agarose 
gel buffer you need to get rid of. If you are still using CsCl/EtBr
to purify plasmids the cheapest answer is to change protocols
Alison Cowie



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