polytron for RNA extraction

Edouard Lauzier elauzier at fse.ulaval.ca
Wed Jun 19 08:10:23 EST 1996

In article (Dans l'article)
<Pine.SOL.3.91.960619080740.9707F-100000 at cougar>,
s9033036 at COUGAR.VUT.EDU.AU (Dianne Emslie) wrote (écrivait) :

> Does anyone have a good method for cleaning a polytron homogeniser 
> suitable for RNA extraction of tissue?  Some of its previous users were a 
> bit messy.
> Cheers, Dianne

Hello Diane...

What do you mean by messy ?

Whenever I use it, I first run it under NaOH 0.1N for 10 seconds at
intensity 6 then wash it again in RNAse free water at the same
parameters.  That does it...
Edouard Lauzier, B.Sc.                           elauzier at fse.ulaval.ca
Physical Activity Science Laboratory
(Laval University)  G1K 7P4

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