microbial prevention

Bean Long via methods%40net.bio.net (by ben.long from yourfinger.anu.edu.au)
Tue Feb 13 01:16:32 EST 2007


minici.claudia from hsr.it wrote:
> Almost all laboratories have an incubator with water on the bottom. I 
> am wondering what chemicals are better suited to prevent growth of 
> bacteria, yeast, fungi, etc in it without damaging cells. Thanks!
> 
> Claudia 
> 

I've heard of people using EDTA to achieve this.  It can apparently 
promote corrosion though.  Perhaps worth a try?

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Bean
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