P1 vector?

Michael Benedik bchs1b at Elroy.UH.EDU
Sat Jul 31 14:31:21 EST 1993


In article <01H1487HR5O28WXLW0 at ucsvc.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>, U6065606 at ucsvc.ucs.unimelb.edu.au writes:
>I have heard that there is a plasmid -like vector able to carry
>inserts of about 100kb.  It is apparently known as P1.  Can anybody
>direct me to more information on this vector.
>
>Thanks
>
>Geoff McFadden
>Plant Cell Biology Research Centre
>School of Botany
>University of Melbourne, Australia

There is a packaging system available for phage P1, sort of like cosmids
for lambda. I believe that NEN/Dupont is selling the appropriate kit.

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