Re: Buffer Protection

From:Amos Brooks <>

    I'd try to free up some refrigerator space to keep the buffer in at
least. You could also try some thymol to prevent fungi, I don't think
would interfere with the buffer, would it??
free space haha what's that .....
Amos Brooks

Luis Chiriboga wrote:

> Hi all
> I usually make large quantities of microwave solution on the order of
> 20L (I use a lot and I'm lazy). Has anyone ever added a preservative to
> their buffer?  I occasionally get some growth (nothing bigger than an
> occasional tadpole) in the carboy.  Azide is to dangerous, any other
> recommendations? Has anyone ever had a problem with what they've added?
> Thanks in advance
> --
> Luis Chiriboga Ph.D HT(ASCP)QIHC
> Department of Pathology 4W27
> Bellevue Hospital
> NYU School of Medicine
> First Avenue & 27th Street
> New York, NY 10016
> (212)562-4667

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