>Hi yeast netters,
>I just saw an article in BioTechniques that says that use of wooden
>toothpicks inhibits PCR reactions (vol. 18: 225). I just wanted to pass this
>along as I think a bunch of us do PRC directly on colonies. Happy cloning.
>"I'd rather be fission."
Not only that, but if it does work you get _really_ interesting results if
you recycle your toothpicks! ;-)
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