Source for Nonidet P-40 (was: Cell Lysing Detergent)

Darren Tyson tysondr at
Tue Nov 5 12:46:16 EST 1996

Rick Bright wrote:
> I have a DNA extraction method that calls for Nonidet P-40 as the lysing
> agent.  However, I cannot find a source in Fisher, Sigma, or Pharmacia.
> Does anyone have a source or catalog number for this detergent.

Sigma sells a chemically indistinguishable substitute, IGEPAL CA-630.
Catalog number I 3021

Darren Tyson
Ph.D. Candidate in Cell and Molecular Biology
Saint Louis University
tysondr at or darren at

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