Outrageous price for KCl

Geoffrey Kidd GKidd at Aptagen.com
Wed Oct 15 14:55:20 EST 1997


Yeah, but will you include one of those inexplicably oversized Promega 
caps??  I don't feel comfortable with a product that's capped by less 
than a bucket-load of petro-products.

Geoffrey


Pamela Norton wrote:
> 
>      I thought the readers of this group might find this interesting. On
> p.2 of the 1997 Promega catalog, along with the TNT
> transcription/translation system, there is a listing for potassium chloride
> and magnesium acetate. They are charging $30 for 200 _micro_liters of 2.5 M
> KCl, the same price for 100 microliters of 25 mM MgAc. I understand that
> convenience comes at a price, but this is ludicrous. If anyone out there is
> thinking about ordering this, send me the $30 and I'll send you a full
> milliliter. :-)
> 
>      They appear to have confirmed alchemy, turning base metals into gold.
> 
>           Pam
> 
> --
> Pamela A. Norton, Ph.D.          Associate Professor of Medicine
> Thomas Jefferson University
> Philadelphia, PA 19107           p_norton at lac.jci.tju.edu



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