Re: Putting the "squeeze" on...

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From:Geoff McAuliffe <mcauliff@UMDNJ.EDU>
To:Bret Morrow <>
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> Date: 11 Apr 2000 14:39:07 -0500
> From: Gayle Callis <>
> Subject: Putting the "squeeze" on, it has come to this!
> Help,  I need to know some opinions on an AEC kit, to replace mine.  I
> love
> the reagents and the results, but can no longer tolerate the little
> hard
> sided squeeze bottles!  It it just too painful to deal with, and would
> like
> to know of another AEC that is as good as Vector's. Hopefully, they
> are
> looking in, and also in the future get rid of those little bricks we
> have
> to squeeze!  I rarely complain, well, almost! but this has gone beyond
> the
> beyond.  So it is switch, rather than fight! tossing in the towel! My
> finger joints will thank me.
> So recommendations please!  I would prefer a simple method of making
> it up,
> two step.  Tired of having sore fingers insulted by ergonomically
> incorrect
> squeeze bottles!  What a bummer! Other vendors should be "squeezed"
> into
> rethinking their packaging also.
> Putting the "squeeze" on after feeling "squeezed" myself!

Dear List:

    I use the dropper bottles from the Vector kits to halfway fill a 1.5
ml microcentrifuge tube. Then I pipette out 50 microliters in place of a
Vector "drop". Works great for me.

Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
voice: (732)-235-4583; fax: -4029

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