phenol substitute for DNA/RNA?
lab_winoto at maillink.berkeley.edu.
Sun Jul 10 17:19:25 EST 1994
In article <CsoL5r.JFB at crash.cts.com>
rcdana at crash.cts.com (Richard Dana) writes:
> Substitute for phenol to do DNA and RNA extractions:
> Is there a good substitute?
> The widespread use of this reagent should be stopped if someone
> can find a safer replacement substance.
There is a good reagent on the market that substitutes for
phenol/chloroform on a small scale (mini-preps, restriction digests
etc) called Strataclean resin. Check it out in your nearest Stratagene
catalog. By the way, it does not work for RNA manipulations, only DNA.
Paul W. Diaz
lab_winoto at maillink.berkeley.edu
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