preserving cells for electroporation

Roger Fachini rfachini at
Mon Jun 29 11:06:19 EST 1998

In article <3597AB99.4FEE98BE at>, Oliver Bader
<oliver_bader at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Does anyone know a good method for preserving E.coli cells for
> electroporation once they're washed (-> salt free)?
> Does glycerol blow the fuse in the electroporator?
> oliver

Hi oliver.  We routinely resuspend in 10% glycerol.  
We store the cells at -80C or in liquid nitrogen.

Roger Fachini
Bacterial Expression
Amgen Research

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