Spin City

Stratagene of La Jolla, Calif., is offering 25 percent off its StrataPrep(r) Total RNA Microprep Kit until September 30, 2000. The kit isolates high-quality total RNA from small quantities of cultured cells using a spin-cup format. The rapid procedure does not require phenol/chloroform extraction or ethanol precipitation. An optional on-column DNA removal step prepares samples for RT-PCR The list price for the kit is $179.00 for 50 preps; the discounted price is $134.25. To receive the promotional price, reference quote #SPM6000 when ordering.

Stratagene, (800) 424-5444, www.stratagene.com

Bel-Art's Scienceware Microwave Stirrer

Zap and Stir

For efficient simultaneous mixing and heating, Bel-Art Products of Pequannock, N.J., offers the Scienceware(r) Microwave Stirrer. Using the oven's turntable drive spindle as a power source, the stirrer allows users to magnetically stir and heat liquids in any microwave oven containing a rotary turntable. It is suited for applications such as agarose...

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