lysis of Ecoli

Robert Presswood rpressw at ix.netcom.com
Sun Dec 8 22:30:17 EST 1996

J. Dennis Pollack wrote:
> Help! I need a lysis technique to release cytoplasmic enzymes from transformed
> Ecoli. I cant denature the proteins and hence cant use some of the more
> frequently advertised techs. I suspect lysozyme will work, but I dont want to
> sonicate if I can avoid it. The procedures in Maniatis or Current Protocols
> are not detailed enough. Can anyone help? Thanks a lot. Dennis

Try a quaternary ammonium detergent(say 0.1% or so) in an appropriate

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