lyophilized fish sperm dna question

user q6252397 at fernuni-hagen.de
Sun Feb 10 13:55:26 EST 2002


Hi,

lyophilized means freeze-dried.
I think, it's because DNA is more stable then (also at room temperature).
Easier and cheaper to ship.
Just resuspend it in in water or buffer and use it as normal.

Cheers,
Tina


Great Science schrieb in Nachricht ...
>Dear Friends,
>
>I need some quick advise / explanation.
>
>What exactly is "lyophilized"., for example
>lyophilized material.?
>
>If one were to order for example
>"lyophilized" DNA from Fish Sperm --- what would
>be the physical appearance?
>
>Would it be a powder? Or different form?
>Does this affect the experiments for use
>in molecular biology applications.
>
>Cheers
>
>





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