hypochlorite + isothiocyanate -> ???
wolfsc at ibms.sinica.edu.tw
Wed Apr 10 01:26:04 EST 2002
In some Qiagen Kit manuals there is a warning that one should not combine
isothiocyanate containing buffes with bleach (hypochlorite) because some
"reactive species" will be formed.
Does it just mean reduction of OCl- to chlorine or are there some more
toxic/reactive species involved?
Thanks for all input,
Dr. Wolfgang Schechinger
Institute of Biomedical Sciences
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
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