Q: using washing powder proteases in molecular biology

Sam Vonarx samv at deakin.edu.au
Mon Dec 30 19:18:28 EST 1996

Wolfgang Schechinger wrote:
> Hi folks!
> probably you know about the thread on irish cream liqueur as a blocking agent?
> Let me add something.
> Washing powder contains proteases and lipases. Thus, why not using it in DNA
> preps as cheap alternative to commonly used proteases?
> Any experince out there?
> Wolfgnag

see: Bahl and Pfenninger,
	Nucleic Acids Res. 1996 vol24, no7. pp1587-1588

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