E. coli XL1-Red cells
wintermoon_00 at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 20 13:05:11 EST 2000
I heard that Stratagene has the XL1-Red mutator strain
to generate random mutations. The strain lacks three
of the primary DNA repair genes in E.coli, mutS, mutD,
and mutT, and makes its mutation rate approximately
5,000-fold higher. Does anybody have an experience
with this strain? I am wondering if this strain is as
effective as other mutagenesis (chemical treatment,
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