electophoresis of total-DNA(cut)

Chi-Kuang Wen cwen at aux.btny.purdue.edu
Tue Dec 19 22:21:40 EST 1995


php wrote:
php at rhi.hi.is (Petur Henry Petersen) wrote:
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>	I was cutting total-DNA with Hind III and got a smear
>on a 0.8% Agarose gel. Is this the way it should be or is
>one supposed to see any bands?
>
>php at iti.is
>Marine Research Institue of Iceland


Dear php:
   It depends on the DNA components.  If your DNA contains
chloroplasts, then you should be able to see bands.  If the
mitochondria content is high, you also might be able to see
bands


Chi-kuang





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