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College of Natural Resources
phone: (208) 885-8981
toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
fax: (208) 885-5534

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142
ABI Genetic Analyzer

Low-Quantity DNA Extraction and PCR Set-Up

Contamination is a serious concern when working with low quantity DNA samples. LEECG maintains a laboratory dedicated to low quantity DNA samples that is spatially separated from our other DNA facilities. In this laboratory we use:

•UV light sterilization



•10% bleach solution

‐All bench top surfaces

‐sample racks


‐heat blocks

All DNA extractions and PCR reactions are monitored via inclusion of negative controls to test for contamination of reagents.

No forms of high quality DNA extracts or PCR products are allowed into this laboratory.

All of these measures help to minimize contamination of low quantity DNA samples.

Fecal DNA Extraction Clean Lab