System operator r.p.cox at biochem.ou.dk
Thu Jun 24 17:39:28 EST 1999

In message <x5vc3.127$q95.3937 at news.itd.umich.edu>
          ash at umich.edu wrote:

> Most importantly I would like to know what sort of units are
> the Klett units.  How can I interconvert Klett units to Abs600nm or
> Abs550nm units without actually sitting down and doing the experiment
> with my nonexistent Klett and my trusty Milton Roy 1001 Spectronic+?

According to A.L. Koch in "Manual of Methods for General Bacteriology", 
ASM Press 1981, p 197, 500 Klett units corresponds to an Absorbance
of 1.0.

Raymond Cox
Institute of Biochemistry
Odense University, Denmark

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