np-40 or nonidet p-40 - (Jul/19/2009 )
Does anyone know if the NP-40 that comes with the NEB PNGase F kit is actually nonidet p-40 or the tergitol-type NP-40???
Is it pretty safe to assume in molecular biology that nearly any protocol that mentions "NP-40" is really referring to nonidet p-40 (now ipegal)?
This is driving me nuts!
Can you get the MSDS for the kit? If so, then you may be able to see the CAS number for the NP-40. You can then match the CAS number to tergitol NP-40 or nonidet NP-40 and see which one it matches