Can dried-out DNA be dissolved ?

Richard P Grant rgrant at see.sig.for.address
Wed Oct 1 02:29:14 EST 1997


Edith Duerbaum ("EdithDuerbaum"@post.rwth-aachen.de) wrote:
: Hi everybody,

: I´m working with genomic human DNA and ever so often I let it dry too 
: long after isolation /alcohol wash.

Obviously an error but...

: How can I dissolve my precious DNA which is supposed to dissolve in TE at 
: 56°C, but sometimes just won´t ?

Try in just milli-Q water or TE at 4C for a few *days*.

R

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