Preparative Electrophoresis

Extraction of Nucleic Acids From Gels
  • Alan Hall
Part of the Springer Protocols Handbooks book series (SPH)


Extraction of DNA or RNA fragments from agarose or acrylamide gels is an important tool in genetic engineering. A mixture of fragments can be separated by electrophoresis, and a particular fragment eluted and used for subsequent analysis or cloning.


Aqueous Layer Potassium Iodide Electrophoresis Buffer EcoRI Digestion Ethidium Bromide Solution 
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© The Humana Press Inc. 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Hall
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Cancer ResearchChester Beatty LaboratoriesLondonUK

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