PCR 5kb Rickettsia DNA?
jjmcq at atl.mediaone.net
Sat Mar 10 09:45:48 EST 2001
5 Kb is not all the big nowadays (no offense intended) so you may not need
the Expand kit. I don't know about Rickettsia DNA though, but I do know
some people that do.
One thing we've found with long PCR is that primer size is everything. We
do 10-20kb and use 35mers to get good amplification on bacterial DNA.
e-mail me directly (zje8 at cdc.gov) and I'll get you in touch with our
John R. McQuiston
CDC Atlanta, GA
"New" <millennium_smile at hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> What is the best method or kit that I should used? I had try with Expand
> long term PCR kit (it has Taq polymerase and Pwo)but it doesn't work
> help me Thanks
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