Cornelius Krasel krasel at
Fri Jul 13 01:30:00 EST 2001

L. Rzepiel <lrzepiel at> wrote:
> I want to prepare -80 C stocks of bacteria.  Is it OK to use
> glycerine instead of glycerol?  

It's the same stuff. "Glycerin" is the German name (and possibly also used
in other languages) , in the English-speaking world it is called "Glycerol"
which also correctly suggests that it is an alcohol.

BTW, you can also use DMSO.


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