Glucose in alkaline lysis! (was: Re: Merlin maxiprep help?)
Jose de las Heras
(by josenet from tiscali.co.uk)
Wed Jul 18 04:23:53 EST 2007
"Peter Ellis" <pjie2 from cam.ac.uk> wrote in message
news:5g5r0mF3eg8n3U1 from mid.individual.net...
> DK wrote:
>> This can be a fun little puzzle:
>> Do YOU know why 50 mM glucose is included in "P1"?
> When the PhD students end up working too late and having a blood sugar
> crash, they need *something* to drink.
That's because the alcohol cabinets are locked...
The reason teh glucose is there has something to do with animal/bug rights
and humane killing etc, and it's just to make the subsequent lysis sweeter.
Alright... I'm going already ;-)
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