Ghost bands on plasmid preps (pH determination of phenol)

Dr. Peter Gegenheimer PGegen at UKans.nolospamare.edu
Fri Apr 13 19:40:29 EST 2001


On Fri, 6 Apr 2001 15:38:18, TFitzwater at Gilead.com wrote:

ð
ð >NBB: Phenol is very caustic; use appropriate eye, face, and body
ð protection when
ð >handling, especially when equilibrating it.

Phenol is toxic -- a large spill on your skin can be fatal. Wash it off with
soap & water, not ethanol! In molecular biology amounts, though, phenol is
relatively easy to handle.

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