Why should 3M NaAc be justed to pH5.2 for DNA ethanol precipitation?

hjx at kali.com.cn hjx at kali.com.cn
Wed Jun 17 07:01:22 EST 1998

While precipitating CIP treated DNA, the pH of NaAc should be 7.0. It is to prevent EDTA from 
co-precipitating with DNA. But why should NaAc be pH5.2 in common precipitation.
Thanks for your reply

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