Cleaning a mortar/pestel

R. John Lye rjl6n at
Wed May 3 13:23:20 EST 2000

Lawrence R Hale wrote:
> My question concerns the mortar and pestel. What is the correct way to
> clean the mortar and pestel between grinds so that I don't contaminate
> one sample with tissue from another?

We don't clean them between samples, we simply use a fresh one for each 
sample.  Of course, that does limit how many samples one can process at 
a time.

John Lye
rjl6n at

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