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PCR gene construction refs

Robert Horton horton at molbio.cbs.umn.edu
Wed Jul 20 17:48:02 EST 1994

ww40 (William_D_WARREN at UMAIL.UMD.EDU) wrote:
: I remember seeing a reference (I think it was in biotechniques) for using PCR
: to combine DNA fragments in situations where you don't have convenient
: restriction sites.
: As I recall you design 4 oligos to amplify the two DNA pieces, with the oligos
: were you want to join the fragments carrying sequences homologous to the other
: product at their 5' ends. Amplify the two fragments separately then mix the
: products of the two PCR reactions and use the outer primers only to amplify
: the joined product.
: Any refereneces for this much appreciated.

Gene 77(1989):61-68
BioTechiques (1990):528-535
U.S. Patent No.5,023,171 (1991)

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