A special lot of DEPC

R. John Lye rjl6n at virginia.edu
Tue Apr 4 06:17:33 EST 2000


Jan-Henner Wurmbach wrote:
> I never had the feeling that DEPC is one of the greter hazards in a Lab.
> Polyacrylamide, Ethidium bromide, PMSF or Phenol seemed to be far greater
> threats to our health.

Uhhhh, just to nitpick a bit:  Polyacrylamide is no threat at all, in
fact 
it is used as a thickener in some hand creams.  It is the unpolymerized
acrylamide that is hazardous.
-- 
John Lye
rjl6n at Virginia.edu




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