iptg - why dioxane free?
ballal_sv at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 21 10:17:29 EST 2002
After searching the net I found some reports by users who said that
the Dioxane in the IPTG inhibited the growth of their strains. Dioxane
is anyway extremely toxic.
So why take chances
Duncan Clark <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<kixEZND5Q$Q8EAPl at genesys.demon.co.uk>...
> 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.
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