rubidium chloride for making competent cells?

Sai siyer at
Fri Feb 14 12:13:08 EST 1997

hey all,

         the promega methods and applications book talk about using
rubidium chloride instead of calcium chloride to make cells that are even
more competent than CaCl2...anybody try this and if so, what were the
xformation efficiencies like??  thanks...

Sai Iyer (sai at
Pre-doctoral fellow i.e lowly graduate student (Dr.Gerald Hart's lab)
Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham...

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