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Storing frozen crystals

William Tivol tivol at news.wadsworth.org
Fri May 10 13:44:22 EST 1996


Lindy Dixon (lindy at BIOP.UMICH.EDU) wrote:

: Does anyone know of a good way to keep LN2 reasonably dry for 
: long periods of time?

Dear Lindy,
	I have no experience with this, so I may be off the wall, but...
If the xtals are stored in liquid pentane, which is kept under LN2, there
should be no H2O problem.  I don't know whether propane sinks or floats
in LN2, so there might be some difficulty.  Good luck.
				Bill Tivol




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