Function of octanol/isoamylalcohol?

Chris LaRosa clarosa at
Thu Aug 3 16:16:30 EST 2000

> I have been using phenol/chloroform without isomamyl alcohol for the last 7
> years. Never noticed any problem. I guess isoamyl alcohol is just another
> lab-legends like cold ethanol for DNA precipitation.
> Malay
> ---

I will keep these in mind and forget the isoamyl alcohol... Never use it
for anything else...

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