In article <48vagp$7pk at sparcserver.lrz-muenchen.de>, Tim Angelotti
<102055.606 at compuserve.com> wrote:
> I have heard about microcentrifuge spin columns that can be used to
purify DNA from agarose
> gels. These are not based on DNA binding matrix in the spin-column but
are merely a rapid spin
> that drives the gel solution and DNA out of the matrix. Does anyone
know who sells these or
> how to make your own?
I read in a recent issue of Biotechniques (1994 or 1995) about the use of
filtered pipette tips as spin columns. The authors claimed 50% recovery
although I haven't tried it.