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lambda exo ssDNA sequencing

William R. Morgan wmorgan at ACS.WOOSTER.EDU
Tue Aug 17 12:00:03 EST 1993

>Pharmacia PCR Template Prep:
>As we are having problems with direct sequencing of PCR products we are 
>looking for ways to improve the template. This kit, advertised in Nature 
>Genetics recently, offers the option of ssDNA sequencing using a dsDNA PCR 
>product as the starting material. This is achieved by selectively degrading 
>one strand using lambda exonuclease.
>Does anyone have any opinions on this product or experience of it in practice 
>as we hwere unablle to get a free sample from Pharmac :-)
>Andrew Walley,
>Paediatric Molecular Genetics,
>Institute of Molecular Medicine,
>Oxford, U.K.

Dear Andrew,

As I recall my old boss used this procedure (but not the Pharmacia kit)
with success.  I believe the reference to her work is 
Greenwald I;Seydoux G
Analysis of gain-of-function mutations of the lin-12 gene of Caenorhabditis
Nature 346: 197-199 1990

Good luck,
Bill Morgan

William R. Morgan
The College of Wooster
Department of Biology
931 College St.
Wooster, OH  44691
Phone:  216-263-2026
FAX:    216-263-2378
E-mail: wmorgan at acs.wooster.edu

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