DNA purification from mouse tails

John Watson watson_j at bms.com
Thu Mar 6 08:01:03 EST 1997

Teis Jensen wrote:
> I am looking for an easy protocol (or a Kit) in order to purify DNA from
> the tail of the mouse. The DNA should be used to test knock-out mice by PCR
> genotyping.

Qiagen (http://www.qiagen.com/) sells such a product (QIAamp Tissue Kit cat 
#29304) which they claim works for your purpose.  I have never tried it so I 
can't verify that claim.  I have no affiliation with Qiagen, etc.

Happy tails to you,


John Watson
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
watson_j at bms.com
"If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate."

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