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Phloxin B is it Magdala Red?

Michael Moser moser at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Thu Feb 9 16:24:52 EST 1995

Dear Yeasties,
	Just another note about Phloxin B.  I got out my original 
reference to Phloxin(e) B.  This reference : Middelhoven, W.J., 
Broekhuizen, B. and van Eijk, J.  J. Bacteriol 128(3) p851-852 (1976) 
states "The dye phloxine B (tetrabromotetrachloro-fluorescein also named 
acid red 92 or magdala red) ..."  My bottle of Phloxin B from Sigma 
also says "magdala red technical".  It doesn't really matter, but be aware 
that some sources do refer to Phloxin B as magdala red.

Mike Moser                                             Tel: 206-543-5354
Department of Biochemistry  SJ-70                      FAX: 206-685-1792
University of Washington                          moser at u.washington.edu
Seattle, WA  98195                          Make peace my beast is yeast

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