BioRads InstaGene Matrix -- How does it work?

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Sat Jul 13 15:17:12 EST 1996

Troy Barton wrote:

>        Does anyone know the reagent in BioRads instagene matrix which
>causes lyses of bacterial cells?

I'm not sure, but I seem to remember that there was a boiling step.
I think THAT's what lyses the cells.  The matrix is there to separate DNA
from the rest of the cell components.
Not absolutely sure, mind you.

Hope this helps.

Facundo Garcia Bournissen,
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