By Dana M. Santos
Genetic engineering includes the direct manipulation of genes. it's a universal device in either study and agriculture. parts of study contain clinical engineering to supply vaccines opposed to sickness, pharmaceutical improvement, and the remedy of affliction. In agriculture, genetic engineering is used to change vegetation and family animals to extend their yields, ease of creation, and food. this significant book covers new study and reports in genetic engineering in either components - drugs and agriculture. -- again COVER Read more...
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2A). The desired modification of bacterial chromosome (substitution of the artificial XhoI for the native SmaI site) was finally achieved via the λ Red-mediated integration of the obtained DNA fragment accompanied by elimination of PlacUV5-sacB-cat, using sacB gene for counterselection (Fig. 2B). The integrants of interest were found with a rather high frequency (25%) among the clones grown on LB-agar containing 30% sucrose. Figure 2. Construction of the unmarked nucleotide exchange in the P. ananatis hisD gene.
Ananatis chtomosome. All types of chromosome modifications constructed in E. coli by the λ Red-mediated recombineering, have been successfully reproduced in SC17(0) with pRSFRedTER as λ Red-expressing plasmid. Typically, the yield of recombinants varied from several tens to several hundreds per trial. Using SC17(0) as the initial recipient for λ Red-promoting modifications it is subsequently possible to transfer the marked mutation to other P. ananatis strains of interest using the method of electro-transformation with chromosomal DNA.
The pRSFGamBet-kan [GenBank:FJ347164] plasmid was constructed by substitution of sacB and cat genes of pRSFGamBet for the KmR gene from pUC4K. This plasmid was introduced to the obtained SC17hisD::PlacUV5-sacB-cat strain. It is known from the literature [8,42] that the efficiency of λ Red-dependent integration of the oligos depends on a direction of replication through the recombination site. The direction of replication at the hisD locus in the P. ananatis chromosome is not known. Hence, the plasmid-carrier cells were independently electroporated with hisD-XhoI-1 and hisD-XhoI-2 ss-oligos complementary to each other.