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Quantification of DNA and RNA: A Spectrophotometric Method

  1. Bernhard Lieb

Published Online: 22 JUL 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003755

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How to Cite

Lieb, B. 2003. Quantification of DNA and RNA: A Spectrophotometric Method. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Johannes Gutenberg–University Mainz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2003

Abstract

Spectophotometric quantification is a very exact method of quantifying the content of nucleic acids in any sample. The purity of the sample can be simultaneously checked very easily.

Keywords:

  • DNA;
  • RNA;
  • spectrophotometric quantification