DNA concentration using GFP?

Chris Larosa clarosa at biocomp.unl.edu
Fri Jan 7 13:50:42 EST 2000


Your are confused,,,,, there is a fluorescent dye called Picogreen.   you
add the sample and the dye and you need a fluorimeter.   Check out
biorad, perkin elmer etc for equipment and reagents needed.   GFP has
nothing to do with dna conce measurements.

Andrew Louka wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I've heard that it's possible to use GFP and a 96-well plate
> fluorescence detector (e.g. Victor) to determine the concentration of
> purified genomic DNA.  I heard that this method was used when one has
> very little sample i.e. too little to put onto a spectrophotometer.
>
> Can anyone tell me how this is done?
> How accurate is it compared to spec. analysis?
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Andrew
>
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> University of Oslo, Norway
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