Construction of Gene-Targeting Vectors by Recombineering

  • Song-Choon Lee
  • Wei Wang
  • Pentao Liu
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Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 530)

Abstract

Recombineering is a technology that utilizes the efficient homologous recombination functions encoded by λ phage to manipulate DNA in Escherichia coli. Construction of knockout vectors has been greatly facilitated by recombineering as it allows one to choose any genomic region to manipulate. We describe here an efficient recombineering-based protocol for making mouse conditional knockout targeting vectors.

Key words

Conditional knockout recombineering vector gene targeting mouse E. coli 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This work is supported by The Wellcome Trust.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Song-Choon Lee
    • 1
  • Wei Wang
    • 1
  • Pentao Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Wellcome Trust Sanger InstituteHinxtonUK

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