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Bact. Strain BL21

Dr. Duncan Clark Duncan at nospam.demon.co.uk
Fri Mar 12 09:41:27 EST 1999


In article <36E8D952.D67B5B58 at nmr.kun.nl>, Jan Aelen <janal at nmr.kun.nl>
writes
>Hi,
>
>Can anyone tell me, wich reason there is in some countries to forbid for
>the future the Bacterial Strain BL21 and to prefer for this the strain
>HMS174.
>

I believe that BL21 is derived from a wild type B strain. It could
therefore populate the gut. For that reason alone it is considered
unsafe.


>Thanks
>
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>J.M.A.Aelen
>N.S.R.Center
>The Netherlands
>e-mail janal at nmr.kun.nl
>
>


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