In article <7cq0hk$qlo$1 at saluki-news.it.siu.edu>, "Jesse J. Parry"
<casshan at siu.edu> wrote:
>but for the typical grad student, you have 89 million
>experiments to do. Thus, kits provide a great way to cut down the time it
>takes to perform agarose-DNA purification and other procedures as well.
So you're saying it's fine to buy the kits and use them with no (or
little) understanding of the underlying chemistry?
I agree that kits are a great time-saver (I have to say that, we sell them
(-:) but I would urge every grad student to understand what they're
doing. That in itself will save wasted time on the 'phone to tech support
. . .
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