We've been trying to sequence around 1kb of ant mitochondrial DNA.
Although the PCR works fine, I'm having problems with the sequencing. We
can't get sequences larger than 500bp, and we suspect that it is because
of the very high AT content of the ant mtDNA. Has anyone had similar
I've been using an Applied Biosystems 377 automated DNA sequencer with XL
Marcio R. Pie
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