Fluorometer: to buy or not?

mamstutz at postbox.acs.ohio-state.edu mamstutz at postbox.acs.ohio-state.edu
Fri Feb 9 18:31:24 EST 1996


In article <4ffob1$vc9 at taco.cc.ncsu.edu> smlane at unity.ncsu.edu (Stephen Marcus Lane) writes:
>From: smlane at unity.ncsu.edu (Stephen Marcus Lane)
>Subject: Fluorometer: to buy or not?
>Date: 9 Feb 1996 15:13:37 GMT

>I'm considering whether or not to get a fluorometer for the
>quantification of DNA (and RNA, if possible).  I've only
>looked at the Hoefer DyNA Quant 200 so far, and it looks
>like the price will be around $3000 for the meter and 
>supplies.  

This method seems to work well for genomic DNA, but we couldn't get it to work 
for plasmids etc.  We even had the rep. bring us another unit to no avail.  
Lot of wasted time trying to make the thing work.



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