IGEM:Harvard/2006/Cyanobacteria Lab Notebook/Notebook/2006-6-27

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Sequence of PCRing

We've decided to lift the whole KaiABC segment out of cyanobacteria first, then break it into pieces later (KaiA operon, KaiA coding region, KaiBC operon, KaiBC coding region), since it's easier to work with shorter lengths of DNA.

There are 3 BioBrick restriction sites in KaiABC which we will need to modify with site-directed mutagenesis before inserting the sequence into a plasmid. This step will come immediately after or concurrent with the first PCR (check on this? -Jeff).

Primer design

We spent the afternoon designing primers. See here (currently not updated).

More PCC 7942

We asked Alain to order a new stock of PCC 7942 for us, from the ATCC.

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