In article <DHJDrs.4n9 at freenet.carleton.ca>,
Christina Chan <bm335 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA> wrote:
>I have been having difficulty in isolating a 140 kb piece of DNA
>from a TBE agarose (1% SeaKem GTG) plug. The plug contains
>~500 ng of DNA. I have tried the Gene Clean II kit but was un-
well, i'm going to assume you made a typo and meant 140 bp not
kb... obviously, the gene clean procedur would just sheer the heck out
of a 140 Kb piece of DNA.
i have successfully used agarase to get DNA that is shorter than 200
bp (the lower limit for a gene clean type approach). additionally,
just crushing the agarose up and putting it through a spin-X column
works but not as well.
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