Reference for isoamyl alcohol

Mel mgbooth at
Thu Feb 16 12:37:49 EST 1995

On 14 Feb 1995, Martin D. Leach wrote:

> In article <3hol30$gla at>, burbly at
> (Marc A. Borbely) wrote:
> > i have looked everywhere but can't find the answer.

Isoamyl alcohol is added to prevent foaming of the mixture upon vortexing 
and to aid in the separation of the organic and aqueous phases (Marmur 

	There's your answer!!!

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