TA cloning

Wolfgang Schechinger wgschech at med.uni-tuebingen.de
Sun Jun 21 17:31:45 EST 1998


Does this mean that Taq adds a dT under these conditions?
Will this work with Pwo or Pfu, too? (This would be the better 
enzymes for cloning IMHO, since they have a lower error rate)

Wolfgang

> Hi,
> You can use PCR products to TA clone them even if they were kept at
> -20. By the way no need to buy the T-clone, you can make them.
> Digest you vector (pGEM or pBSK) with EcoRV, take an aliquot and add
> to a normal PCR reaction with only dT, incubate 72 for 2 hours,
> chloroform extract, precipitate and Voila!
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