A fast method for high-quality genomic DNA extraction from whole human blood

Biotechniques. 1991 Sep;11(3):298-300, 302.


A simple and fast protocol is described for the purification of genomic DNA from 0.3 ml of whole human blood. The recovery of DNA is quantitative and reproducible; the quality is such that it can be used for all relevant molecular biology techniques.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Base Sequence
  • Blotting, Southern
  • DNA / blood
  • DNA / isolation & purification*
  • Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
  • Genetic Techniques
  • Humans
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction


  • DNA