Catrimox: What the hell is it?

Peter Anderson pga at
Mon Feb 3 18:22:45 EST 1997

Cormac Shaw <cshaw at> wrote:
>On Mon, 27 Jan 1997 22:16:01 +0000 (GMT)
>Simon Delagrave <delagrave at> wrote:
>>In Gritsun & Gould, Virology 214:611, 1995,  the authors talk about
>> extracting viral RNA using Catrimox purchased from Iowa
>> Biotechnology Corp., Oakdale USA.
>> What is this stuff and how can I buy it?
>Umm....I don't suppose you've tried asking the Iowa Biotechnology 
>Corp., Oakdale USA.
>Sorry for being stunningly obvious but I had to point it out!
>Cormac Shaw, BSc,                 |
>Dept. of Industrial Microbiology, |  e-mail: cshaw at
>University College Dublin,        |   phone: +353 (1) 706 1796
>Dublin 4, Ireland                 |     fax: +353 (1) 706 1183
>"Under the most rigorously controlled conditions of pressure,
>temperature, volume, humidity, nutrients and other variables,
>the organism will do as it pleases."
        You are not in the fellows common room yet. You are on the 
internet. When a colleague requests information the last thing one expects 
is a smartarse with a primary degree offering supercillious advice. Cop on 
a mhic

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