How does bleach kill DNA?

Tom Weaver tom.weaver at
Thu Jun 4 06:57:45 EST 1998


How does bleach destroy DNA?  We are interested in finding a reliable
way of decontaminating PCR products from our bench tops and from closed
systems (such as liquid handling robots).  Would acid depurination work
more efficiently?


Tom Weaver
tom.weaver at

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