It is generally acknowledged that RNA is more prone to degradation than DNA, which may be because of the ubiquity and robustness of RNases. Accordingly researchers wishing to maintain an RNase-free environment may need to be more vigilant. Whilst human skin has long been recognised as a source of RNase contamination, simply wearing gloves may not provide a suitable barrier. This is because either the gloves have become contaminated by human contact or the cleanliness of the glove is not sufficient to ensure that they are RNase-free. Accordingly here are some tips for gloving in an RNase-free environment: 1) As […]
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ecoSHIELD™ Eco Nitrile PF 250 gloves are changing: Formerly WHITE, now GREEN representing an important change for the management of risk. Colour coding based on a the traffic light system makes it easier for the technician to select gloves according to the risk…
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