Extraction of large DNA fragments from agarose gels

Jose I. de las Heras jose at hgu.mrc.ac.uk
Thu Aug 15 11:53:40 EST 2002

Johan Burger wrote:
> Hi All
> Can someone please tell me which is the best method(s) to extract 10-15 kb
> DNA fragments from agarose gels. Are there any commercial kits that can do
> this? What kind of yield can one expect?
> Thanks
> Johan Burger

I use Roche's Agarase in conjunction with low melting point agarose to
extract fragments of around 100Kb... no problems. Give it a try...


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