Figure 2.

Crosslinking efficiency analysis. Leaf material was crosslinked in buffer containing increasing amounts of formaldehyde. Samples were decrosslinked (+DC) or not (-DC), and DNA isolated using phenol/chloroform extraction followed by ethanol precipitation. While DNA is efficiently isolated from samples that were not crosslinked (lanes indicated with 0×), decrosslinking is required for the isolation of DNA from crosslinked samples (lanes indicated with 1× and 3×). Over-crosslinking strongly decreases DNA isolation efficiency (lanes indicated with 3×). DC, decrosslinking; 0×, 1×, 3×, relative concentration of formaldehyde; M, lambda DNA cut with PstI.

Haring et al. Plant Methods 2007 3:11   doi:10.1186/1746-4811-3-11
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