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Registry for Abs, DNA/RNA probes, etc.

Prakash at ACD.TUSK.EDU Prakash at ACD.TUSK.EDU
Tue Dec 12 13:56:26 EST 1995


I just got in the mail some ifnormation on  a new directory called "LAB
SEARCH" that does just that. They plan to include a summarized information
on non-commercial reagents, cell lines, antibodies, plasmids, probes,
primers etc available from other academic labs.  This directory in print
form will be made available to all Free of charge. I think it is a good
idea.  The deadline for abstracts is December 15, 1995 and I encourage all
labs to participate in this although I do not like the idea that one needs
to pay $15 per abstract (they could have charged the users).

You may reach LabSearch International at 

Lab at wsp1.wspice.com
http://www.magibox.net/~lab/search
1-800-860-5465
Fax: (901) 726-6733

>I am interested to know if there is a desire by the scientific community
>that subscribes to this newsgroup to have a web site registry for products
>produced in the lab i.e. antibodies, molecular probes (DNA/ RNA) plasmids
>and constructs, purified proteins, etc. . 
>
>It seems that when someone is interested in locating a particular
>antibody, bacterial strain, plamsid contruct or probes etc. and cannot
>obtain it commercially, it becomes a challenge to eventually get their
>hands on it.


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C. S. Prakash                           Prakash at Acd.Tusk.Edu
Tuskegee University                     Phone (334) 727 8023
School of Agriculture                   Fax (334) 727 8552
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1641
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