How can DNA be extracted from a plant cell?


How can DNA be extracted from a plant cell?


DNA is an information storage molecule which can serve as a template for its own replication or for the synthesis of the various kinds of RNA. In eukaryotic cells such as our own it is mainly found in the nucleus.

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DNA can be extracted from a plant cell by homogenizing the cells, precipitating the DNA and purifying it. The most challenging aspect of a plant DNA...

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What is DNA?


Chapter 4 / Lesson 1

Learn about DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, and how it is one of the major components of living organisms, playing an important role in all of life's processes.

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