Table 1.

Comparison of methods for quantitation of DNA samples

MethodAbsorbance at 260 nmPicogreenRT-PCR SYBR green
Sensitivity>5 μg/mL25 pg/mL-1 μg/mL<25 pg
Type of DNA detectedSingle and double strandedDouble strandedSingle and double stranded
Interference by RNAYesNoNo