# mass balance in PCR - (Nov/30/2004 )

Hello,

how can I do a mass (molar) balance for the quantities entered and obtained through the polymerisation cycles ?

There must be a factor to correlate the theoretical results with the practical (the real quantity is smaller), a factor that includes all the influences on the reaction outcome(f).

enter N= Conc.* volume entered ; (there are 30 cycles)

exit: N*2'30*f

Any answer or suggestion is very much welcome

Andreea

-andreea-

exit: N*2'30*f -N-N*30 is the correct bilance. For estimation I woluld reduce the cycle number about 2-5 cycles. e.g. 27 instead of 30.

-nabla-

what is the value of [f] ?

Thanks

-andreea-

Sorry, no f : N*2'30 -N-N*30 !!

-nabla-