Help! ethidium bromide accident!

Wolfgang Schechinger hubahopp at
Thu Nov 28 10:48:46 EST 2002

At 04:10 PM 2002/11/28 +0100, Sergio wrote:
>D.K. wrote:
>>  Third, it is really not a potent carcinogene - there is
>> really no good data showing it has any carcinogeneic properteis
>> on in vivo level (rats drank it on the order of g/kg and were OK). 
>Any reference about this last subject?? Just to convince some 
>ethidium-paranoic coworkers.

The only way to convince them might be to kill them. Even when speaking out
the word that must not be said loudly, one should wear a face mask and gloves.




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