RNA Purification

Michael Kertesz kertesz at micro.biol.ethz.ch
Mon Aug 19 11:09:47 EST 1996

MCCABE AJ wrote:
> Can anyone tell me a method for efficient removal of contaminating
> DNA from RNA for use in RT-PCR. The RNA is of procaryotic origin.
> Many thanks.
> T.

Use RNAse-free DNase (several companies sell it), and either heat-kill it 
afterwards, or inactivate it by acidic phenolization.


Michael Kertesz

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