CAPS TaqI restriction site

Michael Prigge prigge at
Thu Mar 30 11:48:22 EST 2000

It probably isn't methylation since you have presumably amplified the
genomic DNA using PCR--that would have gotten rid of any of the
methylation.  I would check the enzyme or digest conditions.

 On Thu, 30 Mar 2000, Kwangchul Oh wrote:

> I am currently doing CAPS analysis. While I was screening various
> restriction enzymes, I've got
> weird results. There were several TaqI sites in my marker sequences that
> might show polymorphism.
> However, TaqI did not cut anything. So, I suspect the methylation on that
> site inhibited the digestion. Is there any easy way to test my assumption?
> Thanks
> KwangChul Oh
> Oregon State University
> Botany and Plant Pathology
> Cordely Hall 2082
> Corvallis, OR 97331-2902

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