Degraded DNA cleanup

Richard J. Dudley rdudley at
Mon Jan 20 20:09:05 EST 1997

Lou Cantolupo wrote:
> Anyone have a good protocol to clean up degraded DNA?  My fragment is
> about 35Kb (whole adenovirus DNA), VERY PRECIOUS, and is marred by a lot
> of degraded DNA.  I'd like to get rid of all the junk.  I've
> reprecipitated and that didn't help much.  Any suggestions?  Thanx in
> advance!!
> Lou Cantolupo
> Dept. Molecular Virology
> GenVec, Inc.

You may also want to try using PEG at differing concentrations to ppt.
higher and lower molecular weight species.  Not perfect, but could get
you closer.

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Richard J. Dudley                               
Department of Neurobiology                    "Unsheath the blade
University of Alabama School of Medicine       within the voice..."

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