Autoclaving DNA and contamination
Scrimshaw, Brian J
SCRIMSHAWB%GRIEHFS at LINCOLN.CRI.NZ
Mon Jun 20 23:32:37 EST 1994
Has anyone done any experiments, or know of any publications,
about what autoclaving does to DNA? I remember being told that
autoclaving shears DNA, but not below 150bp, I have never seen a
reference on this though.
Since many PCR products are around this size, this would mean
autoclaving would not eliminate any small contaminating
Can someone give me some advice on this?
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