Transformation of a PCR-derived plasmid

Wolfgang Schechinger wolfsc at
Tue Sep 11 02:58:50 EST 2001


transformation efficiency will be lower that when using methylated 
supercoiled DNA but I suppose you only will need one clone. So every 
standard (methylating) strain (XL.., HB101, DH5a etc) should do it.


> I am thinking about preparing by PCR a recombinant DNA molecule containing the
> cloning vector pBluescript SK and a fragment of my favourit insert. The whole
> molecule, including the vector, will be produced by PCR. Will there be problems
> transforming E. coli with plasmid DNA coming from PCR and, consequently, not
> methylated?. What is the E. coli strain of choice for that transformation?. 
> Joaquin Royo
> Dpto. Biologia Celular y Genetica
> Univ. Alcala
> 28871 Alcala de Henares (Madrid)
> FAX: 34-91-8854799
> e-mail: joaquin.royo at

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