Dunowska, Magda via methods%40net.bio.net (by M.Dunowska from massey.ac.nz)
Tue May 20 19:07:36 EST 2008

A friend of mince was working with mollusc tissues, and had a similar problem. He had to abandon any DNA extraction kits and went back to phenol-chloroform extraction and ethanol precipitation. As far as I know, this worked for him. Maybe you could try trizol if you also want proteins?

Magda Dunowska, LW, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Infectious Diseases (Virology)
Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Te Kura Mâtauranga Kararehe
Massey University
Palmerston North
New Zealand

Phone : (06) 350-5799 ext 7571
Website : http://ivabs.massey.ac.nz

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From: methods-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu [mailto:methods-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu] On Behalf Of kamalaker nasani
Sent: Tuesday, 20 May 2008 3:30 p.m.
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I am working wth okra(Bhendi).  As we all know that bhendi will be having
lot of mucelage.  It became a big problem for DNA extration.  And llso for
protein extraction for ELISA.   Please if anybody have any information
related to this please share with me.

Thanx in advance

Kamalaker Nasani

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