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Archive of SEPGuides (5.1.2017): Strawberry DNA Protocol

Protocol Description

A quick and easy DNA isolation protocol using common household ingredients.

We use strawberries, but some other fruits can be used as well like kiwis and bananas.

Citrus and apples do not work with this protocol.






Additional Web Resources

Journal Articles

Strawberry DNA Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Tab Document

DNA From Strawberries
This protocol also works well with kiwi or bananas.

DNA From Strawberries - Graphic version
This protocol uses images to describe the various steps of the extraction, and is useful for younger learners.

Illustrations Strawberry DNA Teaching Overheads
A step-by-step explanation of the function of each ingredient in the lysis solution.