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[Drosophila] STRONGER Glass Drosophila vials

Howard Rundle via dros%40net.bio.net (by hrundle At uottawa.ca)
Tue Jan 23 12:01:06 EST 2007



I am trying to find a source to purchase some thicker-wall, stronger, =
glass Drosophila vials. These are the standard (8 dram) =91shell=92 =
vials used to raise Drosophila, but thicker-walled, and thus stronger. =
We have some very old ones lying around from an unknown source (they =
have a lip around the opening that may also add strength). We use then =
in manipulating flies in the absence of anesthesia, and they work great =
for tasks that the standard glass vials cannot do because they break.


Does anyone know where we might find such vials?


Any leads would be much appreciated.





Howard D. Rundle
Assistant Professor - Professeur adjoint
Canada Research Chair - Chaire de recherche du Canada
Department of Biology - D=E9partement de biologie
University of Ottawa =96 Universit=E9 d'Ottawa
30 Marie-Curie (277 Gendron)
Ottawa, Ontario,  K1N 6N5, CANADA

Office: +1 613-562-5800 x2835; Fax: +1 613-562-5486; Lab: +1 =
613-562-5800 =D76837

Email: hrundle At uottawa.ca; Skype: howarddrundle



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