Materials for DNA quant

Submitted by kdorfman on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 16:41


  • Turn on the spectrophotometers
  • Cut and distribute diaper pads
  • Make EtBr waste containers
  • Diapered area (to catch ethidium bromide drips)
  • sterile
    • microfuge tubes
    • tips
  • paper towels for handling gels
  • Cuvettes
    • Krackeler 478-759220 pack of 100ultra micro cuvettes, 15 mm window ht, Brand UV $71 list price
    • Fisher 13-878-123 BRAND* UV-Cuvette Disposable Cuvets from BrandTech* Ultramicro; 15mm window; 100/Pk $49.66 available at stockroom

Reading should be below 0.3 to stay in linear range. See graph showing loss of linearity for fluorescein (in 1M NaOH) absorbance in Jenova spec above Abs=0.3