DNA with RNA

Georg Kroeger a03m at biologie.uni-bremen.de
Thu Mar 6 22:28:25 EST 1997


mdamarin at usp.br (Mozart de Azevedo Marins) wrote:

>Hi there,
>          Please, I would like to know how much RNA can interfere with 
>the migration of DNA molecules on a agarosis gel ? Can it arrest the DNA 
>or pull the bands to a lower position in the gel ?
>         Mozart
Hi M.,
personly I never observed any interference between DNA and RNA, but in
case of doubt, why not RNAse an aliquot of your sample and compare
with non treated sample on a gel?
Hope this helps!
Cheers

Georg




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