5' to 3' exonuclease

Klaus Salger salger at wap4.zi.biologie.uni-muenchen.de
Mon May 8 06:20:50 EST 1995

Ramesh Errabolu (errabolu at mayo.edu) wrote:
: Hai folks, I am seeking some help in finding a exonuclease.
: The exonuclease has to be 5' to 3' and should require single
: stranded DNA as template and not double stranded. I would 
: appreciate any info in this direction. Thanks a lot

I don't know of a single strand specific 5'-3' exonuclease but
if you want to get rid of a 5'-overhang for cloning you could use
mung bean nuclease which digests single strands irrespective of wether
they are 5'- or 3'-overhangs.


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