Samples I made of plasmid DNA stored at 4 C in water lasted about 6 months.
Samples at -20 C a bit longer. Degradation is due to the fact that DNA is
an acidic molecule and sould be buffered.
Richard J. Daines
rdaines at q.continuum.net
Joe Hilario <U51141 at uicvm.uic.edu> wrote in article
<96289.235403U51141 at uicvm.uic.edu>...
> can anyone tell me in their opinion how long they would
> estimate DNA such as poly(dA) would remain intact in ddH2O
> at 4 deg. C ??
>> I was curious as to any degradation after a certain time of the
> DNA not being buffered???
>> thanks , joe