DNA purification

Separation at a stretch

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Long DNA molecules can be separated on the basis of their length by pulling them off a surface when stretched under the influence of an electric field

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    Gao, L. Wu, J. Gao, D. & Wu, J. Separation of long DNA molecules through cleavage of hydrogen bonds under a stretching force. Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 113902 (2007). 10.1063/1.2784967

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Sandhu, A. Separation at a stretch. Nature Nanotech (2007) doi:10.1038/nnano.2007.338

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