biotinylated primer storage

Annette C. Hollmann ah690549 at
Fri Nov 4 14:36:43 EST 1994

In article <Cyqrrw.LG4 at> baharvey at writes:
>Does anyone know about storage of biotinylated primers?
>We stored some of ours at 4'C and all of the biotin appears to 
>have fallen off!
>Does anyone know why?

I do not know why this happened.
How long did you store the primers at 4 C?


I usually store my biotinylated primers at -20 C. They last for at least
one year at that temperature. 
I have kept one batch at 4 C for one week and got away with it, but I have
never tried this for long term storage.

ah690549 at

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