DNA extract with CTAB

Tim Barnett t.barnett at path.utas.edu.au
Wed Feb 5 03:24:22 EST 1997

In article <v03010d01af1c45d9f97a@[]>, brendans at med.su.oz.au
(Brendan Scott) wrote:

> <fontfamily><param>Courier</param><bigger>Gday!
> I have heard by-and-by of extracting DNA with chloroform and CTAB. 
> This is supposed to be better at removing polysaccharides and proteins
> than just a normal phenol-chloroform extraction.  Does anyone know why
> this should be the case?  And what concentration of CTAB should be
> used?

Check out the protocol in "Current Protocols in Molecular Biology", that
explain everything you wanted to know.

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