Removing DNA from Slot Blotter

Tom Thatcher ttha at
Tue Jan 30 22:13:35 EST 1996

In <lruble.823014941 at> lruble at (the End) writes:

>>I need to use a slot blotter that has previously been used with large 
>>amounts of plasmid DNA.  The plasmid DNA has unfortunately been 
>>contaminating subsequent blottings.  What would be the best way to remove 
>>the DNA from the plexiglass slot blotter?  Thanks for any info.  


Soak for 1 hour in 0.1 N HCl, then rinse with ddH2O.
Tom Thatcher                          | You can give a PC to a Homo habilis,
University of Rochester Cancer Center | and he'll use it, but he'll use it
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