iptg - why dioxane free?
junk at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Tue Jan 15 04:19:53 EST 2002
In message <3C43FDE6.604.1F121A at localhost>, Wolfgang Schechinger
<wolfsc at ibms.sinica.edu.tw> writes on the Tue, 15 Jan 2002
>is there an answer or is it just another lab myth?
I'd guess the chemical synthesis of IPTG produces dioxanes as a
by-product and, unless the purification is rigorous enough, thgese will
appear in the final product.
Or maybe it is a 'scare' story to persuade you to buy only the best
which is naturally from company 'x' etc.
The problem with being on the cutting edge is that you occasionally get
sliced from time to time....
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