RNA Later-Crystal!!

Pow Joshi via methods%40net.bio.net (by pow.joshi from gmail.com)
Mon Jun 2 17:29:20 EST 2008

2008/5/30 Sudheendra Rao N R <sudhee26 from gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
> I had kept RNA later at room temperature in an open petri dish by mistake
> and i saw almost colorless longitudinal (not smooth but did not have any
> defined number of surfaces also) crystals.. of varying length..not soft but
> easily breakable
> what are they? I tried heating the crystal to 50 degrees for 10 min but it
> did not melt..but when i heated to 100 degrees it melted and
> evaporatorated.
> i guess it must be a molecular crystal!
> can u guys shed more light on it?

woooooooooooow .... that's some magic :)) I wonder if it's just salt or sds
or whatever else that may be in the RNA sln..... or perhaps you're wondering
if the RNA crystalised?


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