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Old 11-09-2011, 02:10 PM   #1
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Do I have to use an Erlenmeyer flask what is a suitable substitution? If an Erlenmeyer flask is necessary, where would be a good place to find one at a reasonable price? And or a stir bar.

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Old 11-09-2011, 02:47 PM   #2
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Use it for what? A lab experiment? Stem cell research?


If you mean for a yeast starter, then no, you don't have to use one. People use them because they work with stir plates. I use a gallon glass jug. I have also used a half gallon growler.

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You can make a starter inside a boot if you want to, the flask is just nice because you can put it on the stove top.

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Old 11-09-2011, 03:24 PM   #4
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bk, I hearby invite you to my house to make a starter in a boot. I cannot pay you to see that, but if I could, I would.

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Do I have to use an Erlenmeyer flask what is a suitable substitution? If an Erlenmeyer flask is necessary, where would be a good place to find one at a reasonable price? And or a stir bar.
best place I know of to get any kind of science glassware . . .
http://www.sciplus.com/
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best place I know of to get any kind of science glassware . . .
http://www.sciplus.com/
Largest erlen I see there is 500ml? (Unless I can't search worth a hoot)

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try amazon?
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I have used Cynmar to buy my labware. They have a great selection and were pretty easy to deal with. Their prices were quite good when I bought my flasks.

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Use it for what? A lab experiment? Stem cell research?

If you mean for a yeast starter, then no, you don't have to use one. People use them because they work with stir plates. I use a gallon glass jug. I have also used a half gallon growler.
Yea because we are here to talk about stem cell research.
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I think it was just a lighthearted joke.

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