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proteinase k inhibition/inactivation - method... (Oct/07/2010 )

hi

i am working on a RT-PCR method...i have used "proteinase k" for treatment of sample,tried heat inactivation method the proteinase k but resulted in precipitation of my samples.
could anyone tell me other methods for Proteinase K inhibition/inactivation.

-rick112-

It's hard to tell anything when you didn't described what exactly are you doing (what protocol) and why.

-Trof-

PMSF will inhibit proteinase-K. It's pretty toxic, and not stable in water, so you have to prepare solutions (in isopropanol) fresh. Careful.

-phage434-