Silver: Restriction Digest

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Contents

Digestion of PCR product

  1. Mix:
    • All of PCR product DNA (~28 µL if PCR purification was eluted in 30 µL)
    • 3.5 µL 10x BSA
    • 3.5 µL 10x buffer (see NEB website for optimal double digest buffer choices)
    • 0.2 µL enzyme 1 (20 units/µL)
    • 0.2 µL enzyme 2 (20 units/µL)
    • distilled water to 35 µL total volume
    • Note: keep the glycerol concentration below 5%, the volume of both restriction enzymes added should not exceed 5% of the total reaction volume.
  2. Incubate at least an hour (better overnight) at 37 °C.
  3. Purify digested insert using PCR product purification kit.

Digestion of BioBrick vector: Recommended Procedure

  1. Mix:
    • 700 ng BioBrick vector (BBa_V0002 or BBa_V0100)
    • 1 µL 10 x BSA
    • 1 µL 10x buffer (see NEB website for optimal double digest buffer choices)
    • 0.2 µL enzyme 1 (20 units/µL)
    • 0.2 µL enzyme 2 (20 units/µL)
    • distilled water to 10 µL total volume
    • Note: To keep the glycerol concentration below 5%, the volume of both restriction enzymes added should not exceed 10% of the total reaction volume.
  2. Incubate overnight at 37 °C.
  3. The next morning, add 0.1 µL CIP (10 units/µL) and incubate for 1 hr. at 37 °C.

BioCoder version

Following is the Silver:Restriction digest protocol in BioCoder, a high-level programming language for expressing biology protocols. What you see here is the auto-generated text ouput of the protocol that was coded up in BioCoder (see Source code). More information about BioCoder can be found on my home page. Feel free to mail me your comments/ suggestions.Vaishnavi

Text Output

Silver:Restriction digest protocol

Source Code

Silver:Restriction digest protocol - source code

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