David Micklem dmicklem at cmgm.nospam.invalid
Sat Jul 15 21:44:52 EST 2000

In article <301C7F169C2 at scammonden.shef.ac.uk>, David Keszenman-Pereyra
<D.K-Pereyra at sheffield.ac.uk> wrote:

>I want to integrate a selectable cassette randomly into the genome. 
>Then I want to sequence the flanking regions of the integration site.
>Is there any PCR method to do it quickly ????? (single primer 
>amplification ?????)

This is done pretty routinely in the fly world - see
for a protocol for inverse-PCR off the ends of P-element transposons. I
think the Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project do/did this on a large
scale to identify STS's. I've followed their protocol on small numbers
of lines with a high success rate.


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