Partial Chromatographic Separation of Pentose- and Deoxypentosenucleic Acids

Science  06 Feb 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3345, pp. 331-332
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3345.331


From a mixture of tobacco mosaic virus pentosenucleic acid (RNA) and calf thymus deoxypentosenucleic acid (DNA) (2 mg each), 73 percent of the RNA was separated free of DNA by discontinuous elution chromatography with phosphate buffers at pH 6.7 on columns of calcium phosphate.