Chapter 20

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DNA fragments from a gel are transferred to a nitrocellulose paper during the procedure called Southern blotting. What is the purpose of transferring the DNA from a gel to a nitrocellulose paper?

A) to attach the DNA fragments to a permanent substrate

B) to separate the two complementary DNA strands

C) to transfer only the DNA that is of interest

D) to prepare the DNA for digestion with restriction enzymes

E) to separate out the PCRs

Answer:

A) to attach the DNA fragments to a permanent substrate

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