Frog skin DNA isolation

Michael Witty mw132 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Tue Aug 21 06:54:04 EST 2001


. . . I would have thought that was true for RNA isolation, but not DNA
isolation.  Regards, Mike.

On 21 Aug 2001, Darnel wrote:

> I need skin DNA because specialized cells locally found in the skin produce
> an antimicrobial-peptide there. Therefore that gene coding for that peptide
> is expressed there.Although every cell of the body contains the same DNA,
> specialised cells will switch certain genes on and off. It is more likely
> that I will find the gene there than in say, a muscle or a liver
>
>
> <http://www.biowww.net/forum/read.php?f=1&i=3530&t=3520>
>
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