DNA precipitate

DNA precipitate

G210/1010 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.9MB

Downloadable file size: 2.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: PHILIPPE PSAILA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: DNA precipitate (white) in a test tube. This is part of the stage for extracting deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) during the genetic analysis of a sample. The sample is first ground up to destroy the cells and release the DNA (found in the cell nuclei). Chemicals are then used to isolate the DNA in an aqueous layer. This layer is then placed in a fresh test tube (seen here) and ethanol (or isopropanol) added to form the white precipitate seen here. This is then dried and analysed. DNA is the genetic material that controls the growth and development of living organisms. Photographed at the Genethon Laboratory in France.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: biochemical, biochemistry, biological, biology, biotechnology, chemical, deoxyribonucleic acid, dna, equipment, europe, experiment, experimenting, extracted, extracting, extraction, france, genethon, genetic, genetics, laboratory, precipitate, precipitated, research, test tube

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.