Darren Tyson tysondr at
Tue Sep 3 17:16:04 EST 1996

Susan Boyle-Vavra wrote:
> I have just started using trizol for isolating RNA. Does anyone
> know the principal that makes it work so well?
> Susan

It's basically a guanidine-thiocyanate/acid phenol extraction as 
described by Piotr Chomzynski (sorry I don't have the reference handy).
Darren Tyson, Grad Student Cell and Molecular Biology
tysondr at or darren at

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