Tuesday, June 14, 2011

week 5 day 2

Today we departed from the frustration of testing the aggregation abilities of old nucleosome samples and started from scratch. We are currently practicing the technique of NCP prep, or in other words extracting the nucleosomes from chicken blood. The process takes over a day, today being spent using a tris, NaCl, EDTA and PMSF solution and centrifugal techniques to reduce the chromosomes. However, an overnight process if chromatin dialysis is essential. So we will pick un tomorrow with chromatin.

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