DNA Extraction

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DNA Extraction

Post by cal12 » Fri Jun 05, 2009 12:59 am

Could someone help me understand how and why pH and salts affect DNA extraction? Thanks! :D

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Post by mith » Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:51 am

dna is charged, check solubility and polarity
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Re: DNA Extraction

Post by lipoflorida » Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:56 am

DNA is extracted from human cells for a variety of reasons. With a pure sample of DNA you can test a newborn for a genetic disease, analyze forensic evidence, or study a gene involved in cancer. Try this virtual laboratory to perform a cheek swab and extract DNA from human cells.

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