I'm trying to understand how exactly the binding to silica gel (in kits) step works and I cannot find any papers which provide an explanation of the physics or chemistry; especially on the way that ...
I'm looking to extract DNA for sequencing from FFPE (Formalin fixed paraffin-embedded) tissue samples. I'd like to use a commercial kit that provides a high yield of good quality DNA.
Is there a publication comparing DNA yield and / or PCR-amplifiability after extraction from fruit flesh (like apples, oranges, cherries etc) in comparison to seeds of the same fruits ? I would prefer ...