UV and the PCR machine?

jg374 At cam.ac.uk via methods%40net.bio.net (by jg374 At hermes.cam.ac.uk)
Wed Nov 15 09:56:36 EST 2006


On Wed, 15 Nov 2006, Nenad Malenica wrote:
> Hello there,
> I plan to "decontaminate" my  PCR machine (the block) by  exposing it to UV 
> overnight (in the laminar I have a 30W UV lamp). But I am not sure if I can 
> harm the machine in any way by this treatment.  I suppose HCl or NaOCl 
> (bleach) is out of the question (to clean the block itself). Any suggestions?
> Nenad

A few companies sell products designed for this such as DNA Away or 
Nucleoclean.


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