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3/6/2013: Designed construction file for Overall Project

AsbF-2 Synthon Construction File


Mix oligios for asbF-2 synthon, do PCA1 protocol              (514 bp, pca1)
 
PCR pca1 with asbF2-NewForward and asbF2-NewReverse by PCA2 protocol         (468 bp, pca2)
 
Digest pca2 with EcoRI/BglII (yes, BglII), gp                 (452+11+5 bp, pcr_dig)
 
(get pre-digested vector from JCA of pBca9145-Bca1144  (EcoRI/BamHI, vect_dig)
 
Ligate pcr_dig and vect_dig, transform, pick white colonies, map, sequence

asbF2-NewForward
ccaaaGAATTCCGTCTCATAGAAACCCATCC

asbF2-NewReverse
gactgAGATCTCGTCTCAGGTCTCAGGATCCAG 


"'3/9/2013: PCA1 Performed

PCA1 Protocal
38 uL ddH2O
5 ul 10x expand buffer
5 ul 2mM dNTPs
1 ul oligo mixture (100uM total, mixture of oligos after combination of 100uM stocks)
0.75 ul Expand polymerase
Program (can run JCA/PCA1)
2 min initial denature at 94oC
30 sec denature at 94oC
30 sec anneal at 55oC [This should be the overlap temp of your oligos - vary as needed]
30 sec extension at 72oC
repeat 2-4 30 times total

"'3/12/2013 Regular Zymo Cleanup on PCA1

Zymo CleanUp
Add 180 uL of Zymo ADB buffer (brown bottle) to a 33uL or 50uL reaction.
Transfer into the Zymo column (small clear guys)
spin through, discard waste.
Add 200 uL of Zymo Wash Buffer (which is basically 70% ethanol)
spin through, discard waste.
Add 200 uL of Zymo Wash Buffer
spin through, discard waste.
spin for 90 seconds, full speed to dry.
elute with water into a fresh Eppendorf tube, use the same volume of water as the volume of the original reaction

Then perform PCA2:

''Amplification'''
Now, you need to do an amplification of the correct full-length chunks. Clean up the assembly reaction with a zymo column; don't bother running it on a gel - it'll be a smeary mess and won't really help you. Save the purified product in case this step fails! For the amplification reaction, do a normal phusion program with 1 ul of the cleaned up assembly reaction as template, and using the outermost oligos for the chunk. That is:
'''Recipe'''
1 ul each outer oligo (10 uM)
   -Dilute F/R oligos 1:10 from 100uM; in this case, oligo CCOMT1-12/CCOMT1-15
1 ul purified pca product
.5 ul phusion
10 ul 5x phusion buffer
5 ul 2mM dNTPs
32.5 ul H2O

Samples given to John to run the Program. 1:10 Oligo12/Oligo15 dilutions in small PCR tubes. Also stored purified PCA1 product in 4o box.

'''Program'''
2 min initial denature at 94oC
30 sec denature at 94oC
30 sec anneal at 60oC [This should be high, as your outer oligos now have a huge overlap with the correct product]
30 sec extension at 68oC
repeat 2-4 30 times total

"'3/14/2013 Gel from all class samples. Gel is of PCA2 products for various synthons. Lane1=His-tag part's IPCR product, Lane2=Molecular weight standards Rest of the lanes are PCA2's


Lane 5 is ASFB-2 (mine) 2013_03_13-JCA-gel1.jpg


Zymo CleanUp on PCA2 product
Add 180 uL of Zymo ADB buffer (brown bottle) to a 33uL or 50uL reaction.
Transfer into the Zymo column (small clear guys)
spin through, discard waste.
Add 200 uL of Zymo Wash Buffer (which is basically 70% ethanol)
spin through, discard waste.
Add 200 uL of Zymo Wash Buffer
spin through, discard waste.
spin for 90 seconds, full speed to dry.
elute with water into a fresh Eppendorf tube, use the same volume of water as the volume of the original reaction

EcoRI/BamHI Digest on PCA2
1. 1uL of NEB Buffer 2 (ADD THIS FIRST)
2. 8uL of eluted PCR product
3. 0.5uL EcoRI
4. 0.5uL BamHI

Incubate at 37 degrees on the thermocycler for 1hr
Run an agarose gel, and melt with 600uL ADB buffer at 55 degrees. ****NOTE: If you are running short of time, this is an acceptable stopping point
If the DNA is shorter than 300bp, add 250uL of isopropanol and mix prior to loading it on the column
Zymo Gel Purification
1. Add 2uL Loading Dye to 10uL sample
2. Load all of sample into well
  -Gel "R" lane 5
3. Run gel @ 180V (Maximum before temperature heats gel to melt) ~20 minutes
4. Cut band out and incubate in 300uL ADB buffer until gel melted
5. Place in Fridge

"'3/19/2013

Zymo Cleanup after Gel Purification
1. transfer into the Zymo column inside a collection tube (small clear guys)
2. spin through, discard waste.
3. Add 200 uL of Zymo Wash Buffer (which is basically 70% ethanol)
4. spin through, discard waste.
5. Add 200 uL of Zymo Wash Buffer
6. spin through, discard waste.
7. spin for 90 seconds, full speed to dry.
8. elute with water into a fresh Eppendorf tube. Water amount should be same as DNA input - '''8uL'''

'4/2/2013

Issue with colonies, could be issue with restrictive enzymes, buffers used, ran only a small amount of gel. 
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