Bacterial Plasmids

Rusty Cooper cooper_rusty at
Tue Feb 22 12:40:32 EST 2000

On Tue, 22 Feb 2000 08:04:30 -0400, "Andreas Toba"
<andreas at> wrote:

>This is the first time I write to a newsgroup.
>Here is my problem
>I'm working with several natural occuring bacteria. I'm trying to isolate
>their plasmids, it's very difficult. I'm using Birnboin & Dolly and Kado &
>Liu protocols, sometimes those protocols don't work. Does anyone knows other
>protocols for isolate natural plasmids?
>Thanks in advance
>excuse my english, please.
>Andreas Toba
>from Caracas Venezuela (Universidad Central de Venezuela, Instituto de
>Biología Experimental)

I strongly suggest trying the miniprep kits from Qiagen.  They are
quick (30 min preps) and incredibly efficient.  Plasmid is of sequence
quality purity.



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