How to get a single stranded DNA as long as 2-3kb?

Nick Theodorakis via (by nick_theodorakis from
Mon Jun 11 14:40:59 EST 2007

WANG XF wrote:
> Hi, everyone!
> I have a plasmid containing a 3kb fragment, and now want to prepare a 
> single
> stranded DNA as long as 2-3kb. Could anyone give a good suggestions with a
> simple method? Or you can provide a reference.
> Thank you so much !

If it's in Bluescript or a similar vector with an f1 origin you can 
recover single stranded phagemids after infection of a suitable host 
with a helper virus. See the manual for details:



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