french press

Lina Bueno bueno at biochem.dental.upenn.edu
Thu Sep 5 04:16:25 EST 1996


 You might want to check the 0-ring. It might need replacing. If it is not
making a tight seal, lysis of cell will not be that effective (I had that
problem a few times)
In article <322AC8F5.3062 at uni-duesseldorf.de>, Thorsten Friedrich
<Thorsten.Friedrich at uni-duesseldorf.de> wrote:

> We are having problems with breaking up E. coli cells with our french 
> press. Unlike before, we get only 50 % yield of broken cells using the 
> same conditions. Have anyone an idea what could be the reason for this? 
> Thanks in advance! 
> 
> Matthias Braun

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Lina Bueno
bueno at biochem.dental.upenn.edu



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