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miniprep & maxiprep

Post by kabuto » Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:26 pm

i need to know the differences btw these 2 method to extract plasmid DNA..

can anyone help??

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Post by canalon » Thu Nov 09, 2006 2:54 am

Quantity... That is all. Minipreps can be as pure as maxipreps, but you just work on 1 or 2 ml of culture, while for a maxiprep well the size of your centrifuge is the limit :)
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