Oak Ridge tubes . . . Why ?

Randall J. Cohrs COHRS-R at Oberon.HSC.Colorado.edu
Thu Jan 5 17:44:14 EST 1995



    But   Why  " Oak   Ridge"
  
                  ?








> To:            methods-and-reagents at net.bio.net
> Subject:       Re: Oak Ridge tubes?
> From:          ryan at stjude.org
> Date:          3 Jan 95 13:36:03 -600

> In article <3ebiu8$lm at kruuna.Helsinki.FI>, tolvanen at cc.Helsinki.FI (Martti Tolvanen) writes:
>                                             
> >  what are Oak Ridge tubes like? 
> > 
> 
> round-bottom screw-cap tube, most commonly of polypropylene or polycarbonate
> with a polypropylene cap. usually used as centrifuge bottle. thick-wall
> varieties can tolerate very high g forces.
> 
>                                  _______ 
> 			        |/ / / /|   cap
>                                 | / / / |
>                                       
>                                  | / / |    neck
>                                  |/ / /|
>                                  /     \
>                                 |       |
>                                 |       |
>                                 |       |   tube
>                                 |       |
>                                 |       |
>                                 |       |
>                                 |       |
>                                  \ __  /
> Cheers, 
> Kevin.
> |
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> Department of Virology & Molecular Biology
> St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
> Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
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