LiCl in DNA prep

Taek H. You tyou at
Sat Aug 24 01:33:59 EST 1996

In article <321DDA06.38BE at> Rodney Earl Pettway <REPE at> writes:
>From: Rodney Earl Pettway <REPE at>
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>Subject: LiCl in DNA prep
>Date: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 16:19:18 +0000
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>Can anyone answer this.  What role does LiCl play in DNA extraction 
>protocols?  This person in our lab uses it in their DNA extraction 
>protocol and I can not figure out why and they don't know either.

>Rodney Earl Pettway

LiCl precipitate RNAs at proper concentration.
If the step is not for this, it may have another role which I am not aware of.

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