Removal of PCR DNA contamination

Brett Beitzel bbeitzel at
Mon Dec 16 11:21:40 EST 1996

In article <58rrg4$14e at>, "John Morrow"
<johnm at> wrote:

> Does anybody know of a good way to remove DNA contamination from surfaces by
> chemical means, as opposed to UV.
> Cheers
> John

I remember reading a Biotechniques article a while back that said that 10%
bleach worked the best.  If you set up your PCRs in a hood, though, the
bleach will corrode the metal (so I'm told.)


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