Sterilize E-poration cuvettes ?

Andy Phillips Andy.Phillips at
Tue May 23 02:57:03 EST 1995

seab at nucleus (Stefan Baeckstroem) wrote:
>  Hello Electroporating people.
> How do you sterilize the single-use cuvettes from Bio-rad ?

I soak them in 5% bleach for about 10 minutes, rinse ten times 
in distilled water and store under ethanol. Eventually the chlorine
will pit the electrodes and reduce efficiency of transformation, but
the cuvettes seem to be reusable for at least ten times.


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