What are the expected DNA yields from different tissues using the QIAamp DNA Mini Kit?
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The expected DNA yields from different tissues using the QIAamp DNA Mini Kit are as follows:

Sample Nucleic acid yield without RNase A treatment (ug) DNA yield with RNase A treatment (ug)
Blood (200 ul) 4–12 4–12
Buffy coat (200 ul) 25–50 25–50

Cultured cells (5 x 10e6)

20–30 15–20
Liver (25 mg) 60–115 10–30
Brain (25 mg) 35–60 15–30
Lung (25 mg) 8–20 5–10
Heart (25 mg) 25–45 5–10
Kidney (25 mg) 40–85 15–30
Spleen (10 mg) 25–45 5–30

DNA was purified with QIAamp Kits following standard protocols.