Chloroform & lambda: How and why?
kalyan at MORPHEUS.WUSTL.EDU
Sun Apr 28 18:21:13 EST 1996
On 17 Apr 1996 acatalan at EXTRO.UCC.SU.OZ.AU wrote:
> I want to know how chloroform works in preserving lambda.
> What is its function after in-vitro packaging?
> Does it have another function other than preservative?
> Much obliged!
> Alberto Catalano
> Kanematsu Labs
> RPA Hospital Sydney
In my opinion, it is SM buffer(Magnesium) that is responsible for the
stabilkity of the phage. Chloroform merely prevents the growth of any
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