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Ethidium bromide decontamination

Gerd gerdn at ibg.uit.no
Fri Mar 26 03:43:19 EST 1999


Chris Bruce wrote:
> 
> The method used for disposal of EtBr in solution tend to be very messy,
> mixing with activated charcoal, and filtering. However, Merck sell a
> column for removal of EtBr from solution which are cheap and effective
> and are relatively hassle free.
> 
> Chris

Colomns are terrible to work with. Now there is  available "Tea-bags" to
put in the solution over night. Think both Bio-101 and Amersham offer
some. Much more convinient than the columns, at least.

Gerd



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