Ethidium bromide

Richard P. Grant rpg14 at yahoo.co.uk.invalid
Tue Jul 17 09:24:36 EST 2001


In article <rpg14-ACC380.15154117072001 at pegasus.csx.cam.ac.uk>,
 "Richard P. Grant" <rpg14 at yahoo.co.uk.invalid> wrote:

> In article <3b544827$1 at news.uia.ac.be>,
>  Roland Hubner <roland.hubner at ua.ac.be> wrote:
> 
> >  here somebody had pointed out earlier (without a ref) that EtBr was 
> > used in meat during the '50s..
> 
> Is that the corned beef story?
> 

nope, appears that the preservative there (apart from the NaCl (-: - the 
*colour* preservative) was nitrate.  So I'll just fetch me coat . . .

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Richard P. Grant  0x5F9559B1                         MRC Lab of Mol Biol
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