Plasmid contamination from pipettors

Michael W. Thompson mthom0 at
Fri Dec 20 11:57:20 EST 1996

Does anyone out there know of a good procedure to decontaminate
pipettor barrels for use in RT-PCR experiments and likewise?  A big
problem in our lab is that since we have been working so extensively
with specific cDNAs, when we try to run an experiment such as RT-PCR
which is sensitive to contamination, there are multiple bands in all

Michael Thompson
Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536-0084

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