Growth and transformation of XL1-Blue
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Wed Feb 5 02:17:57 EST 1997
On 4 Feb 1997 17:49:21 -0000, "Alexander N. Kukushkin"
<kan at mmcd.cyt.ras.spb.ru> wrote:
>> I have XL1-blue cells and was wondering what the optimal conditions for
>> growth and high-efficiency transformation? Can they be grown in LB
>> medium containing 20mM magnesium sulphate and made competent using the
>> rubidium chloride procedure described in Promega's "Protocols and
>> Applications Guide"?
>> Many thanks,
>> Kevin Mulcahy.
>> ps: If you need me to write out the transformation procedure then let me
>> know and I'll post it to the list.
>Recently I used XL1-blue cells for transformation. They were grown in
>ordinary LB and transformed by usual CaCl2 procedure. The result was fine.
I agree with Alex-I just used 100mM CaCl2 and it worked fine.
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