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John Ategeka

John is a Medical Laboratory Scientist with postgraduate training in Infectious Diseases, and expertise in placental malaria histopathology and standard molecular methods. He has a particular interest in studying placental malaria and other infections during pregnancy; designed to improve maternal and birth outcomes.

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How to Perform DNA Extraction from Dried Blood Spots Using Chelex Resin

By John Ategeka | May 16, 2017

Every bio- scientist who wants to analyze DNA knows that the process begins with the extraction of DNA from cells of interest. These cells could be RBCs, parasites, or bacteria to name a few. Furthermore, there are various DNA extraction methods1  to choose from depending on sample type, downstream analysis, and so forth. Many scientists…

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