Help! ethidium bromide accident!
p.r.ashby at MAPS.dundee.ac.uk
Fri Nov 29 07:54:46 EST 2002
In article <3DE631E6.2040506 at yahoo.com>, Sergio <yokese at yahoo.com>
> 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.
I know what you mean I once overheard some coworkers obsessing about it.
The language they were using would have been appropriate for an
infective encysted pathogen. I wear gloves and am careful, but there is
a big difference between that and obsession.
Wellcome Trust Biocentre
University of Dundee, Scotland
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