How to make high titre lambda stock?
Allison B. MacKay
mackayab at biology.queensu.ca
Sun Dec 6 14:52:19 EST 1998
I am trying to make a high-titre stock of phage lambda (EMBL3)
in order to generate large working quantities of my genomic
clone. I have tried plate and liquid lysis protocols from
several sources (mainly Sambrook and Short Protocols) but
only seem to get maximum titres of 10e7 to 10e8 pfu/ml. The
protocols strongly recommend using stocks of 10e9 to 10e10
pfu/ml to infect larger cultures. Is there some trick that
I don't know about that will boost the yield?
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