Glucose in alkaline lysis! (was: Re: Merlin maxiprep help?)

Jose de las Heras via methods%40net.bio.net (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.
>
> Peter

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 ;-)

Jose 




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