DNA recovery from TBE gel

Yu Wai Chen ywc at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 25 03:19:15 EST 1998

> My questions are;  What is the problem with isolating DNA from TBE gels?
>                    Is there some way around the problem?
>                    Is there some other solution to my problem?

With the newer extraction kits, it is no longer a problem.  I use
QIAquick to extract bands from TBE gels for ligation routinely.

Yu Wai CHEN, Ph.D. ..................  email: ywc at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
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