[Taxacom] DNA extraction from herbarium specimens

Vitor Fernandes de Miranda vmiranda at umc.br
Mon Jan 28 05:03:28 CST 2008


Dear friends,

 

I've experimented to extract DNA from herbarium specimens, but the results are always disappointing. 

DNAzol and CTAB methods were tried but with no success.

 

Please, does anyone have any suggestion? Any protocol or even clues will be very welcome.

 

Best wishes,

Vítor.

 

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Prof.Dr. Vítor Fernandes Oliveira de Miranda
Curador HUMC
Universidade de Mogi da Cruzes - UMC
Laboratório de Sistemática Vegetal
Herbarium Mogiense - HUMC (Sala 21.16 - Prédio II)
Av. Dr. Cândido Xavier de Almeida Souza, n.200
CEP 08780-911 - Moji das Cruzes - SP - Brasil
Tel.: +55 (11) 4798-7000 Ramal 7313
http://www.umc.br/~vmiranda

e-mail: vmiranda at umc.br

 




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