Maxam-Gilbert Who?!

Eric Chace Olivares olivares at leland.Stanford.EDU
Thu Nov 18 16:29:34 EST 1999

John (j.mitchell at wrote:
: Dear Eric
: The reason you have to use M+G sequencing is that you need to align the
: ladder with you footprint base for base, you cannot do this using Sanger
: sequencing due to the way in which the DNA is labelled as John Lye
: suggested.  Therefore the best way is to use M+G sequencing even if it
: does mean using lovely chemicals!

Actually if you check out the paper I just referenced, you'll see that it
is possible!


Eric C. Olivares
Department of Genetics
Stanford University School of Medicine
olivares at

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