DNA precipitation - Ethanol??

Guy Oshiro oshiro_G at defiance.hsc.colorado.edu
Sat Feb 25 15:08:28 EST 1995


Chris,

   My understanding is that the alcohol and a sufficient salt
concentration will precipitate the DNA.  It basically dehydrates it out
of solution.  The similar effect occurs with using PEG to ppt the DNA
or to concentrate it in reaction.

DISCLAIMER:  Don't believe everything that you read.

Guy Oshiro
EMAIL: Oshiro_G at defiance.hsc.colorado.edu

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