5 minutes ligation

bbraun at ucla.edu bbraun at ucla.edu
Thu Nov 23 14:56:12 EST 1995


In <49046a$fv8 at epervier.CC.UMontreal.CA>, Daniel Durocher <DurochD at IRCM.UMontreal.CA> writes:
> a demystification of the O/N ligation?

For cohesive ends, we routinely do our ligations for 3h at room temperature
in a reaction mixture that has up to 0.4% low-melt agarose (only because that's
where our fragments come from, usually).  Apparently there is quite a bit of 
leeway.  I've never tried 5 minutes, though!

Benjamin




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