Alternatives to EtBr
mw132 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Wed Dec 12 10:24:46 EST 2001
On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Marek Ussowicz wrote:
> > > . . . . We would like to get rid of EtBr for
> > > environmental and safety reasons...
> > Has anyone ever heard of someone being hurt by EtBr? Mike.
> My friend has swallowed by mistake few mg of EtBr many years ago and is
> still "alive and well".
> As I remind the level in his blood serum of protease inhibitors (some
> serpins) he investigated at this time went VERY high.
I knew EtBr was really good for you! Why did your friend measure
his blood serum of protease inhibitors? How did your friend happen to
accidentally swallow milligrams of EtBr? Regards, Mike.
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