GETTING RID OF EtBr

Ted M. tedm at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Sun Jul 30 23:12:39 EST 1995


In article <3vb924$efr at news.orst.edu>, Steven Poet <poets at ccmail.orst.edu>
wrote:

> 
> Can't you just put it in a clear jar and let the sun inactivate it for
> you?

You must first have access to SUN !! Nontrivial in windowless labs and all
of the Pacific Northwest. Levity aside a former Post doc (from CA) had
this work at my lab in Seattle, small amounts in an open pan. Would we
need fused silica jars for UV transmission?...There is a published 2-3
step procedure (Current Protocols?) for destruction which is probably well
worth it for large users.

Ted Michelini
Institute of Molecular Biology
University of Oregon
tedm at darkwing.uoregon.edu



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