best way to isolate bands from gels

Michael Rosemann rosemann at
Fri Jan 16 06:54:32 EST 1998

We frequently use the QUIAGEN gel extraction kit which recovers approx. 80
- 90%
of DNA from gel slices. The qualitity is good enough for direct sequencing.
You don't have to use LMP agarose for this method.

Michael  (rosemann at

Bike&Linux wrote
> I'm interested in suggestions about the best way to isolate DNA
> fragments from agarose or acylaminde gels.  I wish to use the fragments
> for further amplification or as RFLP probes.

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