IGEM:Virginia 2012/Protocols/PEG/NaCl Preparation

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  • 20% PEG-8000
  • 2.5 M NaCl
  • milliQ H2O
  • 1 L bottle
  • Stir bar


  1. Fill a 1 L bottle with 400 mL of milliQ H2O and put in a stir bar. Use the magnetic mixer to stir while you add the PEG and NaCl.
  2. Measure out 80g of PEG-8000 and add it slowly (it might be easier to add 20g four times or 40g twice).
  3. Measure 58.4g NaCl and add it slowly.


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