DNA Solution - Some Queries

Mezencev, Roman via methods%40net.bio.net (by rmezencev3 from gatech.edu)
Thu May 15 10:04:03 EST 2008


You can use UV spectrophotometry for determination of ssDNA concentration as follows:
at 260 nm, OD value of 1 corresponds to about 40 ug/mL of single-stranded DNA. So from OD at 260 and molecular weight of your oligos you can calculate concentration of your ssDNA in uM: c = OD x 40,000 / M,  where M is molecular weight of your oligo in g/mol. You can find many suitable references for this procedure.
RM



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