PCR primer storage?

Michael L. Sullivan mlsulliv at facstaff.wisc.edu
Mon Mar 25 08:54:58 EST 2002

I like to store oligonucleotides in 10 mM Tris, 0.1 mM EDTA pH 8.0 and I
genearlly resuspend the oligos at 50 pmol/ul.  I believe the oligos are
quite stable in this buffer at -20, and the buffer is dilute enough that it
won't affect your PCR reactions.


>What is the best diluent to use to dilute PCR primers? ANy
>advantage/disadvantage to storing them at -70??

Michael L. Sullivan, Ph.D

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