Carb vs Amp - whats the story?

Frances Hannan Zoology flh at
Mon Mar 11 13:43:30 EST 1996

jpcd0 at (John Dixon) writes:

>Can anyone fill me in on why/how Carb plates should be better (fewer
>satellites?) than amp ones?

>Is it inactivated more slowly than amp by the bacterial resistance gene or

Exactly right John. It's more expensive but you can get away with using 
50ug/ml instead of 200ug/ml as recommended in Maniatis.

Frances Hannan                                       
flh at                               
"I feel like a mosquito in a nudist camp - I know what I ought to do, but 
I don't know where to begin..."

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