Lambda zap V lambda dash

Joseph C. Bagshaw jbagshaw at
Wed Jan 21 16:37:29 EST 1998

Lambda ZAP is an insertion vector and not well suited to building genomic
libraries.  Lambda DASH is a replacement vector that can take inserts up
to 23 kb.  It should be dandy for a genome of 30 megabases, scarcely a

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Joe Bagshaw, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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On 19 Jan 1998, Richard Johnson wrote:

> Any comments on which of these two vectors is best to make a genomic
> library would be appreciated. Our genome size is 30Mb.
> Thanks
> Rich

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