Ethidium bromide

Michael L. Sullivan mlsulliv at
Fri Jul 13 09:05:23 EST 2001

How to dispose of dilute EtBr solutions may depend on local regulations.
It's best to consult with a local authority as to how best to dispose of
this (or any) chemical waste.


>You do not need to run your gel in a fumehood.  No one ever does it.
>You also do not need to treat the running buffer as waste, it can go
>down the drain.  As far as using EtBr, you can just put it into your
>agarose and swirl, right before you pour your gel.


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