Southern

Tracy Aquilla aquilla at salus.med.uvm.edu
Sat Jul 30 16:54:34 EST 1994


In Article <pintellab.21.00040314 at medsci.mbp.mssouri.edu>,
pintellab at medsci.mbp.mssouri.edu (pintellab) wrote:
>I was wondering what the lower limit of detection was for Southern
    
    Using Southern blotting and hybridization analysis, if conditions are
optimal, one can detect most single-copy genes in mammalian genomic digests
of about ten micrograms total. I think this comes out to be a sensitivity on
the order of zeptomoles (or 10E-21 mol). Pretty sensitive, I'd say.
    Tracy



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