Plant DNA Extraction
rbright at mnw.net
Fri Nov 29 18:43:12 EST 1996
I have successfully extracted DNA from whole blood and frozen blood
using a non-toxic (no phenol-chloroform) technique. It seems to be
quite pure without an additional purification step.
My next step is to find a simila (non-toxic) technique for Plant DNA. I
can adapt what I have, maybe, changing the detergent and adding an
exzyme (papain) step. I am hoping someone has come across a good
Also, what type of plant would be best to use initially? I attempted an
onion and it was not that successful. I would appreciate any ideas for
a plant to use that is not as hard to break down.
Thanks for your help.
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