Qiagen: This is ridiculous

Susan Jane Hogarth sjhogart at unity.ncsu.edu
Mon Aug 26 20:25:50 EST 1996

Tsichlis Lab wrote:
> We ran into some problems with Quiagen columns last year and found that we
> had to get a new source for our XL-1 bacteria which we make competent.  You
> can check to see if this is your problem by borrowing some competent cells
> from another lab, transforming in some of the DNA you want, and trying a
> new maxi-prep.
> Our old XL-1s were OK for alkaline lysis/phenol minipreps, but something in
> them would not work with Quiagen. The new bugs still work great.

Does this make any sense to anyone else? It's sure got me baffled...
 Maybe you just forgot to sacrifice a small animal or something ;-)

Susan Jane Hogarth
Still trying to figure out the *questions*, never mind the *answers*.

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