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Cheaper Vancomycin?

Leonard N. Bloksberg bloksber at pilot.msu.edu
Thu May 12 11:38:00 EST 1994


In Article <2qr0geINN78c at umbc7.umbc.edu> "xlin at umbc.edu (Xiaoying Lin)" says:
> 	I am seeking a source for cheaper vancomycin. 
> 
> 	I need it for transformation of arabidopsis to kill the agro (500mg/L). It is very costly if one does this in a large scale. Most of the companies sell it at ~$90/gm. Is there any alternative to vancomycin? 
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> 	The strain I am using is C58(pGV2260), which is carbenicillin resistant, and Cefataxime is toxic to arabidopsis. 
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> Any suggestion? 
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> -- 
> Xiaoying
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> : Xiaoying Lin  <xlin at umbc.edu>  Phone:410-455-2263  Fax: 410-455-3875 : 
> : Biol. Sci./U. of Md Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA       :
> 
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Try either Timentin at 300ug/ml or Cephotaxime at 20ug/ml.
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Leonard Bloksberg
bloksber at pilot.msu.edu
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