R. John Lye rjl6n at
Thu Apr 27 14:24:13 EST 2000

Dafydd wrote:
>  I assume you have access to a transilluminator for visualising DNA - whack your
> cuvettes on that for 5 - 10 mins after cleaning out the cuvette and that should
> do the trick.

That will eventually solarize the UV filter, so you'll need to replace
it and the filters aren't cheap.  I guess it depends on how many
you need to do.

I used to wash them alternately with distilled water and ethanol, then
autoclave them submerged in distilled water.  That seemed to work well
for me.
John Lye
rjl6n at

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