Microwave techniques?

LEES at SASK.USASK.CA LEES at SASK.USASK.CA
Fri Mar 17 18:45:34 EST 1995


  

On Fri, 17 Mar 1995, Eric C. Anderson wrote:

> In article <skboyer.45.000D04E4 at ccgate.dp.beckman.com>,
> skboyer at ccgate.dp.beckman.com (Scott K. Boyer) wrote:
> 
> > Does anyone have any information on molecular biology techniques which use 
> > microwaves.  A colleque of mine had heard of techniques using microwave ovens 
> > to do restriction digests, but we can't find the references.  Also, I seem to 
> > remember something about using microwaves to lyse bacteria for doing minipreps 
> > and also for doing colony blots?  I would appreciate any leads on these 
> > techniques.
> 
> while i have never used them, they seem to be mythical bionet creatures who
> surface occassionally and are seen by only a few people but heard of by
> many.  personally, i wouldn't put too much stock in them.  if they were for
> real and worked very well, they would be published by now, at least in
> biotechniques or something like that.
> 
> eric
> 
> 
> -- 
> eric c. anderson                                
> anderson at pharmdec.wustl.edu
> dept. of molecular bio. and pharm.               (314)362-3963 (lab)
> washington univ. school of medicine              (314)862-2435 (home)
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> 
> 


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