Removing salt from DNA prep

gc genecutl at mendel.no.spam.berkeley.edu
Wed Apr 16 18:57:21 EST 1997


In article <5j3844$one$1 at cronkite.cc.uga.edu>, wise at bscr.uga.edu wrote:

* Hello all,
* 
* I'm doing a DNA prep from sediment from a stream and overall it is working
* well except that the obtained pellet contains large amounts of salt.  I
* was wondering if anyone has any ideas about the best ways to remove salt
* from DNA in solution.  I've tried washing the pellet with 70% ethanol at
* room temp. but it doesn't seem to help too much.  thanks in advance!
* 
* Mark

   You can try dialysis.

--gc
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