Date: March 30, 1998
Author: Jim Kling
Table of Vendors
So--the boss calls you into her office and tells you it's time to find another supplier of oligonucleotides. The custom house you've been using just went out of business, or maybe your team is preparing to delve into a new research project that calls for oligos. You scan the ads in several journals and do a quick internet search. Before you know it you've got a 'short' list of 50-100 suppliers.

Wading through a sea of suppliers to find the right fit is a daunting task, but LabConsumer is here to help. We spoke to a number of researchers whose uses of oligos include DNA sequencing, DNA diagnostics, and developmental and clinical antisense research (in which DNA or RNA sequences that are complementary to a coding sequence are introduced--they hybridize to messenger RNA, preventing it from taking part in...

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