Any ideas for substitute for chloroform?

Dr. Duncan Clark Duncan at
Fri Mar 17 11:46:09 EST 2000

In article <45524439D771D311BF3E0090274F0456117E12 at>,
Hamel, Andre (AGR) <AHamel at> writes
>Does anyone have any practical experience using a substitute for chloroform
>during nucleic acid extractions?

A lab I used to do some work with, I'm sure used octanol as a chloroform
substitute without any problems. 

The problem with being on the cutting edge is that you occasionally get 
sliced from time to time....

Duncan Clark
DNAmp Ltd.
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