DNA-Isolation from human hair

Gav gavthesav at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 1 23:51:39 EST 1999


If you want to PCR from the hair and not purfiy all the DNA, then CHELEX
100 is a useful product.  It's just a few heating steps with the Chelex in
with the hair and the do your PCR.  You could use phenol chloroform on the
extract to purify all the DNA, but I'm not sure how well that would work. 

Gav
Alexandra Blak <ablak0 at smail.rrz.uni-koeln.de> wrote in article
<3752ECE6.9BB855F5 at smail.rrz.uni-koeln.de>...
> I need help, who can tell me how to isolate DNA from human hair?!
> Thanks
> 
> 



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