luciferase gene activity

Manuel G. CLAROS claros at
Tue Nov 14 12:39:40 EST 1995

El Mon, 13 Nov 1995 08:38:41 GMT, tsang chiu suet margaret no estaba en sus cabales cuando dijo:

 > Is anyone know whether the 
 > luciferase will still be active if a fusion enzyme is 
 > formed? ie, If there is appro. 20 amino acid fuse with the
 > lucifase in  the 5' end? 

I put up to 500 aa in the 5' end of luciferase and I lost most of the activi-
ty. I made several constructions, and I lost more activity with big frag-

 > We know that it would not harm B-galactosidase but for 
 > luciferase we are not sure.

I have arrived to inactivate beta-galactosidase with also close to 400 aa.

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