Price of Oligos from "Re: PCR CONTAMINATION"

Bruce Roe broe at aardvark.ucs.uoknor.edu
Sat Apr 25 09:09:00 EST 1992


In article <apa.704189150 at ccadfa>, apa at ccadfa.cc.adfa.oz.au (Alan P Arnold) writes...
>bhjelle at vaxine.unm.edu (Brian Hjelle) writes:

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> Can this really be the commercial price for oligos on the micromole
> scale? Down here I was under the (hopefully mistaken) impression
> that synthetic oligos (12-mers) would cost us several thousand
> dollars for 25mg.  Can I buy 25mg of eg. the Dickerson(?) dodecamer
> for 12x$6.50 = $78/micromol ??
>----
>Alan Arnold             	     |  e-mail: apa at ccadfa.cc.adfa.oz.au

Yep! The only caveat is that after purification, a 1umole synthesis
will give about 0.5 umole final pure product, which still isn't as
expensive as you thought.  25 mgs of final pure 12-mer should cost
around $750 (US$) at most.
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