DNA Quantification

Edmundo Castro ecastro at physci.ucla.edu
Wed Nov 27 18:43:21 EST 1996

Hiranya Roychowdhury wrote:
> At 09:20 AM 11/23/96 -0600, Rick Bright wrote:
> >I have extracted DNA from whole blood and have checked the purity using
> >the 260/280 ratio.  My professor then asked me how much DNA I extracted,
> >in micrograms.  Stumped as I was, I thought I would ask for a method or
> >equation that would tell me this.  A rough estimate is fine, is there is
> >an easy technique or formula.  Thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> Is there a trick question embedded in that? Shouldn't a student working with DNA be able to do the calculation without resorting to the net?
> Dr. Hiranya Sankar Roychowdhury
> Plant Genetic Engineering Lab.
> New Mexico State University
> Las Cruces, NM 88003
> Ph. (505) 646-5785
> hroychow at nmsu.edu

By taking time to check a book....mmm...he should...

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