DNA packaging in M13

Lee V. Madrid lmadrid at crcvms.unl.edu
Thu Feb 22 16:27:06 EST 1996

What is the minimun size of DNA packageable in the ss (M13/f1) units? The 
Stratagene plasmids are ca. 3kb (so, it is reasonable to assume DNA of 
that size may be packageable, but does anybody know of smaller fragments 
being packaged, say 2kb? How about 1kb or less?

Thanks in advance,

Lee Madrid 

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