Reference for isoamyl alcohol

Mel mgbooth at osuunx.ucc.okstate.edu
Thu Feb 16 12:37:49 EST 1995



On 14 Feb 1995, Martin D. Leach wrote:

> In article <3hol30$gla at news.ycc.yale.edu>, burbly at minerva.cis.yale.edu
> (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 
1961)

	There's your answer!!!
Mel> 



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