RNA drying ?

Klaus Salger salger at wap1.zi.biologie.uni-muenchen.de
Mon Apr 7 13:57:39 EST 1997


Herman Michaël (michet at biocell.fundp.ac.be) wrote:
: I would like to dry RNA for conservation and for transport at 4°C.
: Do you have any experience ?

: Fred

Fred,

I've never tried to to store a dried RNA-Pellet but RNA on dried Membranes
seems to be pretty stable. Anyway, I think you would have some trouble to
dissolve the RNA again after letting it dry completely! Why not store the
RNA in formamide? Or 70% EtOH?

Cheers
  Klaus

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