December 21, 2012

How to Extract DNA from Pumpkin at Home

How to extract DNA from pumpkin at home.

A great idea for a school science project – how to extract DNA at home. Sci-Toys has detailed step-by-step instructions.

What you’ll need
  1. Pumpkin
  2. Salt
  3. Dishwashing detergent
  4. Alcohol
  5. Coffee filter and funnel
  6. (Optionally) Corky the helper (shown in Sci-Toys photo above).

A use for DNA from Harvard, DNA Storage.

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