Dyes for PCR

Gerard R. Lazo grl6732 at rigel.tamu.edu
Tue Mar 8 13:43:00 EST 1994


>Duncan Clark (Duncan at genesys.demon.co.uk) wrote:
>: Hi Folks,
>: 
>: A year or so ago, someone published an article in Biotechniques listing
>: food colourings/dyes that are compatible with PCR. 'Cos I'm so organised
>: I've lost/misfiled the paper. Can anyone enlighten me with the dye/source.
>: Any new ones would also be interesting.
>:

For running micro-capillary tube reactions in the Idaho Technology, Inc.
Air Thermo-cycler 2.5% Ficoll 400 and 1 mM tartrazine are included in the
reaction so that you can directly load the sample into electrophoresis
wells. 500 ug/ml BSA is also included to prevent surface denaturation.

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