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 . . .
Richard P. Grant 0x5F9559B1 MRC Lab of Mol Biol
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