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Biolistic transformation

Julie Ahringer jaa at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Wed Nov 20 11:05:02 EST 2002

We are thinking of buying either a Helios gene gun or a biolistic 
PDS-1000/He unit (with Hepta adaptor) from Bio-Rad for making 
transgenic lines by bombardment.  Most people seem to have the 
latter.  Does anyone have experience of both (or of another system), 
or have strong views on which is best?  Any info will be gratefully 
received and reported back.


Dr. Julie Ahringer
Wellcome/CR UK Institute
Tennis Court Road
University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB2 1QR

phone  +44 01223 334142 (Office)
	         334144 (Lab)
fax    +44 01223 334089
jaa at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk

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