an idea to share about fast isolation of poly A+ RNA

Anton Scott Goustin asg at
Thu Dec 14 17:12:22 EST 1995

CK Wen <cwen at> wrote:
I am wondering if somebody has tried to immobalize oligo d(T) on a
stick, for example paper stick, that we can simply dip this stick into 
the solution containing poly A+ RNA and transfer the stick to a washing 
well several times and finally release the bound poly A+ RNA in water. 
The way we may eliminate the need of either a centrifuge or a magnetic 

ASG answers:
Amersham has paper displaying poly(U), not oligo(dT).  It works better
than oligo(dT).

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