Ethylene glycol

Henry Kuska FMFR33A at prodigy.com
Wed Mar 6 23:28:53 EST 1996


jbarber at MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU (John T. Barber) wrote:
>
>I have a vague recollection of ethylene glycol being used in some of 
the
>older cell culture work because of its effects on cell adhesion (?).  
Is
>anybody's memory better than mine?
>
>John T. Barber
>E.E.O. Biology
>Tulane University
>New Orleans.
>
     Polyethylene glycol (polyethylene glycol is not the same as ethylene 
glycol) is used in cell fusion after the cell walls are removed by 
enzymes.  




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