"Translabel" isotopes

David L. Haviland, Ph.D. haviland at KIDS.WUSTL.EDU
Fri Aug 2 10:44:07 EST 1996


On Fri, 2 Aug 1996, Ian A. York wrote:

> We hear that the "translabel" mix of 35S-Met and 35S-Cys is cheaper, by 
> far, than our normal source of straight 35S-Met and 35S-Cys 
> individually.  Has anyone had any experience - good, bad, or indifferent 
> - with this?  Answers by e-mail, I'll collate and post if there are enough.

Ian:

Absolutely!  The 35S-trans is an outstanding product.  We have been using 
for biosynthetic studies for the last 9 years without failure or 
problem.  For the same amount of $$$, you're hard pressed to get that 
much label and activity in a pure form.  I highly recommend it!

David
"no affiliation, but a very satisfyied customer"
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