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    New England Biolabs dh5α competent cells
    Characterization of the CDC14A c.1421+2T > C exchange via a minigene assay. ( a ) A schematic of the pSPL3 exon trapping vector with cloned CDC14A exon 14 (blue) and flanking sequence containing Xho I and Bam HI restriction sites that was directly amplified from proband and wild type genomic DNA. Exons A and B (purple) originate from the vector. A schematic of the resulting splice products is shown, with the wild type splicing profile (top) and splice variant sequence that activates a cryptic splice site (bottom, red asterisk). The PCR primers that were used to amplify the Exon A splice donor region (SD6) and Exon B splice acceptor region (SA2) are depicted by green arrows. ( b ) Electrophoretic visualization of cDNA RT-PCR products amplified from constructs after transfection into HEK293T <t>cells.</t> Amplicons were resolved on a 1% agarose gel. Wild type splicing (lane: pSPL3 CDC14A WT) yields a 380 bp product that constitutes the Exon A, exon 14 and Exon B amplified regions. The homozygous mutant amplicon (lane: pSPL3 CDC14A hom) shows a band around 380 bp that, when sequenced, indicates a cryptic splice site activation. The empty vector shows the expected 257 bp product. ( c ) Sequencing electropherograms of the exon 14 5′ splice site boundaries for the RT-PCR products for wild type (top), mutant showing cryptic splice site activation (middle) and empty vector (bottom). ( d ) In silico splice prediction tools for the c.1421+2T > C exchange that is marked with red lines visualized with Alamut visual (2.10). The upper panel shows the reference sequence splice scores and the lower panel shows the splice scores for the c.1421+2T > C exchange with multiple in silico prediction tools estimating the loss of the native exon 14 5′ donor splice site that is due to the variant (shown with a black box). In the mutant panel, the splice scores of an adjacent cryptic 5′ donor site are either unchanged or strengthened and marked with a black arrow. ( e ) Effect of the splice variant on the protein, comparing wild type (top) and the truncated (bottom) protein resulting from the aberrantly spliced product (visualized with Mutalyzer). The amino acid residues marked in red are those that are altered due to the variant.
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    Article Title: Novel Loss-of-Function Variants in CDC14A are Associated with Recessive Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Iranian and Pakistani Patients

    Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences

    doi: 10.3390/ijms21010311

    Characterization of the CDC14A c.1421+2T > C exchange via a minigene assay. ( a ) A schematic of the pSPL3 exon trapping vector with cloned CDC14A exon 14 (blue) and flanking sequence containing Xho I and Bam HI restriction sites that was directly amplified from proband and wild type genomic DNA. Exons A and B (purple) originate from the vector. A schematic of the resulting splice products is shown, with the wild type splicing profile (top) and splice variant sequence that activates a cryptic splice site (bottom, red asterisk). The PCR primers that were used to amplify the Exon A splice donor region (SD6) and Exon B splice acceptor region (SA2) are depicted by green arrows. ( b ) Electrophoretic visualization of cDNA RT-PCR products amplified from constructs after transfection into HEK293T cells. Amplicons were resolved on a 1% agarose gel. Wild type splicing (lane: pSPL3 CDC14A WT) yields a 380 bp product that constitutes the Exon A, exon 14 and Exon B amplified regions. The homozygous mutant amplicon (lane: pSPL3 CDC14A hom) shows a band around 380 bp that, when sequenced, indicates a cryptic splice site activation. The empty vector shows the expected 257 bp product. ( c ) Sequencing electropherograms of the exon 14 5′ splice site boundaries for the RT-PCR products for wild type (top), mutant showing cryptic splice site activation (middle) and empty vector (bottom). ( d ) In silico splice prediction tools for the c.1421+2T > C exchange that is marked with red lines visualized with Alamut visual (2.10). The upper panel shows the reference sequence splice scores and the lower panel shows the splice scores for the c.1421+2T > C exchange with multiple in silico prediction tools estimating the loss of the native exon 14 5′ donor splice site that is due to the variant (shown with a black box). In the mutant panel, the splice scores of an adjacent cryptic 5′ donor site are either unchanged or strengthened and marked with a black arrow. ( e ) Effect of the splice variant on the protein, comparing wild type (top) and the truncated (bottom) protein resulting from the aberrantly spliced product (visualized with Mutalyzer). The amino acid residues marked in red are those that are altered due to the variant.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Characterization of the CDC14A c.1421+2T > C exchange via a minigene assay. ( a ) A schematic of the pSPL3 exon trapping vector with cloned CDC14A exon 14 (blue) and flanking sequence containing Xho I and Bam HI restriction sites that was directly amplified from proband and wild type genomic DNA. Exons A and B (purple) originate from the vector. A schematic of the resulting splice products is shown, with the wild type splicing profile (top) and splice variant sequence that activates a cryptic splice site (bottom, red asterisk). The PCR primers that were used to amplify the Exon A splice donor region (SD6) and Exon B splice acceptor region (SA2) are depicted by green arrows. ( b ) Electrophoretic visualization of cDNA RT-PCR products amplified from constructs after transfection into HEK293T cells. Amplicons were resolved on a 1% agarose gel. Wild type splicing (lane: pSPL3 CDC14A WT) yields a 380 bp product that constitutes the Exon A, exon 14 and Exon B amplified regions. The homozygous mutant amplicon (lane: pSPL3 CDC14A hom) shows a band around 380 bp that, when sequenced, indicates a cryptic splice site activation. The empty vector shows the expected 257 bp product. ( c ) Sequencing electropherograms of the exon 14 5′ splice site boundaries for the RT-PCR products for wild type (top), mutant showing cryptic splice site activation (middle) and empty vector (bottom). ( d ) In silico splice prediction tools for the c.1421+2T > C exchange that is marked with red lines visualized with Alamut visual (2.10). The upper panel shows the reference sequence splice scores and the lower panel shows the splice scores for the c.1421+2T > C exchange with multiple in silico prediction tools estimating the loss of the native exon 14 5′ donor splice site that is due to the variant (shown with a black box). In the mutant panel, the splice scores of an adjacent cryptic 5′ donor site are either unchanged or strengthened and marked with a black arrow. ( e ) Effect of the splice variant on the protein, comparing wild type (top) and the truncated (bottom) protein resulting from the aberrantly spliced product (visualized with Mutalyzer). The amino acid residues marked in red are those that are altered due to the variant.

    Techniques Used: Mini Gene Assay, Plasmid Preparation, Clone Assay, Sequencing, Amplification, Variant Assay, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction, Construct, Transfection, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Mutagenesis, Activation Assay, In Silico

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    New England Biolabs ampicillin resistant neb alpha competent e coli cells
    Structures of rBma-LEC-1/LEC-2 highest affinity glycans. The binding affinities of rBma-LEC-1 and rBma-LEC-2 were investigated with a glycan binding array. rBma-LEC-1 had high affinity for <t>alpha-galactose</t> on a biantennary N-glycan, for blood group B on a biantennary N-glycan, and for blood group B on multiple O-glycan and N-glycan motifs. rBma-LEC-2 had high affinity for blood group B, for blood group B on biantennary N-glycans, for alpha-galactose on biantennary N-glycans, and for various O-glycan and N-glycan motifs. This table shows the structures of the top five highest binding glycans. 1: Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAcb-GENR, 2: Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAc-KVANKT, 3: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4(Fuca1-6)GlcNAcb-NST, 4: Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAcb-VANK, 5: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAc-CH2CH2NH2, 6: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-3GlcNAcb-CH2CH2NH2.
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    Structures of rBma-LEC-1/LEC-2 highest affinity glycans. The binding affinities of rBma-LEC-1 and rBma-LEC-2 were investigated with a glycan binding array. rBma-LEC-1 had high affinity for alpha-galactose on a biantennary N-glycan, for blood group B on a biantennary N-glycan, and for blood group B on multiple O-glycan and N-glycan motifs. rBma-LEC-2 had high affinity for blood group B, for blood group B on biantennary N-glycans, for alpha-galactose on biantennary N-glycans, and for various O-glycan and N-glycan motifs. This table shows the structures of the top five highest binding glycans. 1: Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAcb-GENR, 2: Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAc-KVANKT, 3: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4(Fuca1-6)GlcNAcb-NST, 4: Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAcb-VANK, 5: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAc-CH2CH2NH2, 6: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-3GlcNAcb-CH2CH2NH2.

    Journal: bioRxiv

    Article Title: Secreted filarial nematode galectins modulate host immune cells

    doi: 10.1101/2022.05.23.493127

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Structures of rBma-LEC-1/LEC-2 highest affinity glycans. The binding affinities of rBma-LEC-1 and rBma-LEC-2 were investigated with a glycan binding array. rBma-LEC-1 had high affinity for alpha-galactose on a biantennary N-glycan, for blood group B on a biantennary N-glycan, and for blood group B on multiple O-glycan and N-glycan motifs. rBma-LEC-2 had high affinity for blood group B, for blood group B on biantennary N-glycans, for alpha-galactose on biantennary N-glycans, and for various O-glycan and N-glycan motifs. This table shows the structures of the top five highest binding glycans. 1: Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAcb-GENR, 2: Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAc-KVANKT, 3: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4(Fuca1-6)GlcNAcb-NST, 4: Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-6(Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-3Galb1-4GlcNAcb1-2Mana1-3)Manb1-4GlcNAcb1-4GlcNAcb-VANK, 5: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-4GlcNAc-CH2CH2NH2, 6: Gala1-3(Fuca1-2)Galb1-3GlcNAcb-CH2CH2NH2.

    Article Snippet: Bma-LEC-1 and -2 PCR products were digested and ligated into pOET1C 6xHis Transfer plasmid using T4 DNA ligase (Thermo Fisher Scientific), transformed into ampicillin resistant NEB alpha competent E. coli cells (New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA), inoculated into LB + Ampicillin media (10g/L Tryptone, 5g/L Yeast Extract, 10g/L NaCl, 100 µg/mL Ampicillin) (Sigma-Aldrich) and incubated at 200 rpm at 37°C overnight.

    Techniques: Binding Assay

    Three or four fragments can efficiently be assembled with PPY-cell extracts, while iVEC/“transformation-cloning” with three fragments is markedly less efficient. ( a ) The assembly of four fragments in a single reaction reduces the number of successful assemblies by a factor of two to ten as compared to the three-fragment-assembly. Cell-extracts were prepared from autoinduced PPY cells and the assemblies were purified prior transformation. ( b ) Assembly of three fragments by iVEC/“transformation-cloning” with NEB 5-alpha resulted in roughly 250 recombinant colonies/µg transformed DNA. A significant number of colonies harboring plasmids with defective inserts (grey bar) and PCR-template carry-over (dotted bar) were present on the plates.

    Journal: Scientific Reports

    Article Title: ZeBRα a universal, multi-fragment DNA-assembly-system with minimal hands-on time requirement

    doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39768-0

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Three or four fragments can efficiently be assembled with PPY-cell extracts, while iVEC/“transformation-cloning” with three fragments is markedly less efficient. ( a ) The assembly of four fragments in a single reaction reduces the number of successful assemblies by a factor of two to ten as compared to the three-fragment-assembly. Cell-extracts were prepared from autoinduced PPY cells and the assemblies were purified prior transformation. ( b ) Assembly of three fragments by iVEC/“transformation-cloning” with NEB 5-alpha resulted in roughly 250 recombinant colonies/µg transformed DNA. A significant number of colonies harboring plasmids with defective inserts (grey bar) and PCR-template carry-over (dotted bar) were present on the plates.

    Article Snippet: Our OTG-extracts from NEB 5-alpha cells performed equivalently well or even slightly better with pT7-Hin dIII-ccdB than PPY-extracts.

    Techniques: Clone Assay, Purification, Transformation Assay, Recombinant, Polymerase Chain Reaction

    Strategy for SLiCE optimization and evaluation. ( a ) Flow chart of the optimization process for generating a recombinogenic E. coli lysate. The PPY strain is a DH10B-derivative used to prepare the recombinogenic cell lysate and expresses the coding sequences for Redαβγ. The extracts, derived from arabinose autoinduced PPY-cells, were compared to extracts made from non-induced PPY-cells. ( b ) Structure of the examined non-ionic detergents used to prepare the recombinogenic PPY-extracts, CHAPS, Sulfo-Betain (SB-12), n-Octyl-β-D-thioglucopyranosid (OTG), n-Octyl-β-D-glucopyranosid (OG) Dodecyl-β-D-maltosid (DDM). ( c ) PPY-extracts were tested for their recombination capacity by assembling three DNA fragments with overlapping ends, to generate a recombinant plasmid constitutively expressing a blue chromoprotein. To examine the effects detergents had on the transformation, samples were split after the assembly reaction. One part was transformed into NEB 5-alpha unpurified; the other fraction was purified by silica-column chromatography prior to transformation.

    Journal: Scientific Reports

    Article Title: ZeBRα a universal, multi-fragment DNA-assembly-system with minimal hands-on time requirement

    doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39768-0

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Strategy for SLiCE optimization and evaluation. ( a ) Flow chart of the optimization process for generating a recombinogenic E. coli lysate. The PPY strain is a DH10B-derivative used to prepare the recombinogenic cell lysate and expresses the coding sequences for Redαβγ. The extracts, derived from arabinose autoinduced PPY-cells, were compared to extracts made from non-induced PPY-cells. ( b ) Structure of the examined non-ionic detergents used to prepare the recombinogenic PPY-extracts, CHAPS, Sulfo-Betain (SB-12), n-Octyl-β-D-thioglucopyranosid (OTG), n-Octyl-β-D-glucopyranosid (OG) Dodecyl-β-D-maltosid (DDM). ( c ) PPY-extracts were tested for their recombination capacity by assembling three DNA fragments with overlapping ends, to generate a recombinant plasmid constitutively expressing a blue chromoprotein. To examine the effects detergents had on the transformation, samples were split after the assembly reaction. One part was transformed into NEB 5-alpha unpurified; the other fraction was purified by silica-column chromatography prior to transformation.

    Article Snippet: Our OTG-extracts from NEB 5-alpha cells performed equivalently well or even slightly better with pT7-Hin dIII-ccdB than PPY-extracts.

    Techniques: Flow Cytometry, Derivative Assay, Recombinant, Plasmid Preparation, Expressing, Transformation Assay, Purification, Column Chromatography

    Comparison of the influence of detergent, autoinduction, post-assembly purification and competency of used bacteria on DNA assembling efficiency. ( a ) In four of the five PPY lysis conditions induction of Redα had moderate effects. Five different detergents were tested on PPY-cells grown with either lactose (Redα un-induced) or arabinose (Redα induced). All assemblies were column-purified before transformation into NEB 5-alpha. Bars indicate standard error of three independent replicates of an assembly reaction in all following graphs. PPY recombinogenic capacity was assessed in three-fragment assemblies. ( b ) Column-purification of the three-fragment-assembly reactions led to markedly increased number of recombinant colonies for all tested detergents. In the case of CHAPS and SB-12, unpurified samples resulted in no colonies. The OTG derived PPY-extract resulted in the highest number of recombinant colonies without purification. All assemblies were arabinose-induced. ( c ) Chemical competency has profound influence on recombination efficiency. OTG prepared PPY-lysate was used in a three-fragment-assembly and transformed into commercial NEB 5-alpha competent E. coli (1 × 10 9 cfu/µg pUC DNA) or the same strain prepared by the Inoue-method 21 (2.3 × 10 6 cfu/µg DNA). ( d ) For convenient readout of the potency of the PPY-extracts PCR-fragments used for the three- and four-way assembly reactions consisted of a blue chromoprotein coding ORF, a kanamycin resistance gene an origin-of-replication (on one fragment for the three-fragment assembly) and a bacterial basal-promoter-fragment. Only successful recombinants could produce blue colonies on kanamycin plates. The PCR-fragments to be assembled had overlapping bases that summed up to about 15 bp overlapping ends.

    Journal: Scientific Reports

    Article Title: ZeBRα a universal, multi-fragment DNA-assembly-system with minimal hands-on time requirement

    doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39768-0

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Comparison of the influence of detergent, autoinduction, post-assembly purification and competency of used bacteria on DNA assembling efficiency. ( a ) In four of the five PPY lysis conditions induction of Redα had moderate effects. Five different detergents were tested on PPY-cells grown with either lactose (Redα un-induced) or arabinose (Redα induced). All assemblies were column-purified before transformation into NEB 5-alpha. Bars indicate standard error of three independent replicates of an assembly reaction in all following graphs. PPY recombinogenic capacity was assessed in three-fragment assemblies. ( b ) Column-purification of the three-fragment-assembly reactions led to markedly increased number of recombinant colonies for all tested detergents. In the case of CHAPS and SB-12, unpurified samples resulted in no colonies. The OTG derived PPY-extract resulted in the highest number of recombinant colonies without purification. All assemblies were arabinose-induced. ( c ) Chemical competency has profound influence on recombination efficiency. OTG prepared PPY-lysate was used in a three-fragment-assembly and transformed into commercial NEB 5-alpha competent E. coli (1 × 10 9 cfu/µg pUC DNA) or the same strain prepared by the Inoue-method 21 (2.3 × 10 6 cfu/µg DNA). ( d ) For convenient readout of the potency of the PPY-extracts PCR-fragments used for the three- and four-way assembly reactions consisted of a blue chromoprotein coding ORF, a kanamycin resistance gene an origin-of-replication (on one fragment for the three-fragment assembly) and a bacterial basal-promoter-fragment. Only successful recombinants could produce blue colonies on kanamycin plates. The PCR-fragments to be assembled had overlapping bases that summed up to about 15 bp overlapping ends.

    Article Snippet: Our OTG-extracts from NEB 5-alpha cells performed equivalently well or even slightly better with pT7-Hin dIII-ccdB than PPY-extracts.

    Techniques: Purification, Lysis, Transformation Assay, Recombinant, Derivative Assay, Polymerase Chain Reaction

    The recombinogenic capacity of OTG extracts from autoinduced PPY and NEB 5-alpha extracts are equivalent or better than PPY-extracts generated by the original protocol. ( a ) Plasmid map of pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB used to assess three-fragment ZeBRα assemblies. Two Hin dIII and two Bsa I sites flank the toxic-placeholder- ccdB , allowing linearization and removal of ccdB . Unique sites are available on either side of ccdB . Chloramphenicol-acetyl-transferase coding gene ( CmR ), is part of the placeholder cassette and prevents ccdB -loss during plasmid propagation. The hatched region encompasses the fragment removed during cloning. ( b ) Map of the vector pT7-GFP antisense resulting from the three-fragment test-assembly of the pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB as recipient for a GFP-ORF and a bacterial promoter containing PCR-fragment, to evaluate the efficacy of the ZeBRα-procedure. Criss-cross lines mark the fusion-sites of the assembled fragments. ( c ) Comparison of the recombination capacity of extracts prepared with OTG or CelLyticB TM from manually induced and autoinduced (denoted as “auto” in the column) PPY-cells and NEB 5-alpha. The iVEC/“transformation-cloning” of the respective fragments is shown as last column. ( d ) Green fluorescent NEB 5-alpha colonies harboring the constitutively GFP-expressing vector pT7-GFP antisense.

    Journal: Scientific Reports

    Article Title: ZeBRα a universal, multi-fragment DNA-assembly-system with minimal hands-on time requirement

    doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39768-0

    Figure Lengend Snippet: The recombinogenic capacity of OTG extracts from autoinduced PPY and NEB 5-alpha extracts are equivalent or better than PPY-extracts generated by the original protocol. ( a ) Plasmid map of pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB used to assess three-fragment ZeBRα assemblies. Two Hin dIII and two Bsa I sites flank the toxic-placeholder- ccdB , allowing linearization and removal of ccdB . Unique sites are available on either side of ccdB . Chloramphenicol-acetyl-transferase coding gene ( CmR ), is part of the placeholder cassette and prevents ccdB -loss during plasmid propagation. The hatched region encompasses the fragment removed during cloning. ( b ) Map of the vector pT7-GFP antisense resulting from the three-fragment test-assembly of the pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB as recipient for a GFP-ORF and a bacterial promoter containing PCR-fragment, to evaluate the efficacy of the ZeBRα-procedure. Criss-cross lines mark the fusion-sites of the assembled fragments. ( c ) Comparison of the recombination capacity of extracts prepared with OTG or CelLyticB TM from manually induced and autoinduced (denoted as “auto” in the column) PPY-cells and NEB 5-alpha. The iVEC/“transformation-cloning” of the respective fragments is shown as last column. ( d ) Green fluorescent NEB 5-alpha colonies harboring the constitutively GFP-expressing vector pT7-GFP antisense.

    Article Snippet: Our OTG-extracts from NEB 5-alpha cells performed equivalently well or even slightly better with pT7-Hin dIII-ccdB than PPY-extracts.

    Techniques: Generated, Plasmid Preparation, Chloramphenicol Acetyltransferase Assay, Clone Assay, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Expressing

    Rendering the CcdB in the placeholder non-toxic increases the number of GFP – background colonies markedly, showing that ccdB is an essential element if working with non-gel purified vector. ( a ) The pT7- Hin dIII-dead- ccdB differs by a four base-pair deletion in the ccdB -coding sequence from it’s predecessor pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB . The dotted lines encompass the region removed during cloning. ( b ) Sequence alignment of the region encompassing the small deletion in the ccdB -ORF, in pT7- Hin dIII-dead- ccdB compared to the region in pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB and the resulting frameshift rendering the ΔCcdB non-toxic for E. coli NEB 5-alpha. The numbers denote bases in the vector. ( c ) The three-fragment assembly as shown in Fig. 6c uses the pT7-HindIII-dead- ccdB vector and OTG-derived PPY-extract to assemble pT7-GFP antisense analogous to the assemblies shown in Fig. 5 . The percentage of GFP + colonies drops from nearly 100% for pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB to 57% for pT7- Hin dIII-dead- ccdB . ( d ) Image of the mixture of GFP + and GFP − resulting from the assembly (100 µl outgrowth medium spread). The red arrow points at a cluster of GFP − colonies representing un-digested vector that would have to be screened for in a non-model assembly.

    Journal: Scientific Reports

    Article Title: ZeBRα a universal, multi-fragment DNA-assembly-system with minimal hands-on time requirement

    doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39768-0

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Rendering the CcdB in the placeholder non-toxic increases the number of GFP – background colonies markedly, showing that ccdB is an essential element if working with non-gel purified vector. ( a ) The pT7- Hin dIII-dead- ccdB differs by a four base-pair deletion in the ccdB -coding sequence from it’s predecessor pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB . The dotted lines encompass the region removed during cloning. ( b ) Sequence alignment of the region encompassing the small deletion in the ccdB -ORF, in pT7- Hin dIII-dead- ccdB compared to the region in pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB and the resulting frameshift rendering the ΔCcdB non-toxic for E. coli NEB 5-alpha. The numbers denote bases in the vector. ( c ) The three-fragment assembly as shown in Fig. 6c uses the pT7-HindIII-dead- ccdB vector and OTG-derived PPY-extract to assemble pT7-GFP antisense analogous to the assemblies shown in Fig. 5 . The percentage of GFP + colonies drops from nearly 100% for pT7- Hin dIII- ccdB to 57% for pT7- Hin dIII-dead- ccdB . ( d ) Image of the mixture of GFP + and GFP − resulting from the assembly (100 µl outgrowth medium spread). The red arrow points at a cluster of GFP − colonies representing un-digested vector that would have to be screened for in a non-model assembly.

    Article Snippet: Our OTG-extracts from NEB 5-alpha cells performed equivalently well or even slightly better with pT7-Hin dIII-ccdB than PPY-extracts.

    Techniques: Purification, Plasmid Preparation, Sequencing, Clone Assay, Derivative Assay

    Plasmid DNA yield. E . coli DH5α and JM109 were transformed with high-copy number pUC19-Bla, pUC19-FabV, pUC19-FabI, and medium-copy number pSA-Hp24-Bla, pSA-Hp24-FabV, pBR322-FabI plasmids and selected on LB agar plates containing 1μM Triclosan (for FabV/FabI plasmids) and or 100μg mL -1 ampicillin (for Bla plasmids). Seed cultures were used to inoculated 5mL LB broth in 50mL flasks and cultured for another 18 hours at 37 or 30°C while shaking at 250rpm. Cell density was then measured by absorbing the diluted samples at 600nm and normalized to 2 OD600. One mL of the normalized culture was then used to extract the plasmid following supplied protocol. The quantity of the extracted plasmid DNA was measured by fluorometry using Qubit Fluorometer and Qubit dsDNA BR Assay Kit (Invitrogen, life technology). Fig 4A shows plasmid DNA yield when bacteria were grown at 37°C, whereas Fig 4B shows the plasmid DNA yield from cultures incubated at 30°C. Error bars show standard deviations calculated from at-least six (6) independent experiments performed in triplicate.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: FabV/Triclosan Is an Antibiotic-Free and Cost-Effective Selection System for Efficient Maintenance of High and Medium -Copy Number Plasmids in Escherichia coli

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129547

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Plasmid DNA yield. E . coli DH5α and JM109 were transformed with high-copy number pUC19-Bla, pUC19-FabV, pUC19-FabI, and medium-copy number pSA-Hp24-Bla, pSA-Hp24-FabV, pBR322-FabI plasmids and selected on LB agar plates containing 1μM Triclosan (for FabV/FabI plasmids) and or 100μg mL -1 ampicillin (for Bla plasmids). Seed cultures were used to inoculated 5mL LB broth in 50mL flasks and cultured for another 18 hours at 37 or 30°C while shaking at 250rpm. Cell density was then measured by absorbing the diluted samples at 600nm and normalized to 2 OD600. One mL of the normalized culture was then used to extract the plasmid following supplied protocol. The quantity of the extracted plasmid DNA was measured by fluorometry using Qubit Fluorometer and Qubit dsDNA BR Assay Kit (Invitrogen, life technology). Fig 4A shows plasmid DNA yield when bacteria were grown at 37°C, whereas Fig 4B shows the plasmid DNA yield from cultures incubated at 30°C. Error bars show standard deviations calculated from at-least six (6) independent experiments performed in triplicate.

    Article Snippet: Bacterial strains and culture conditions The E . coli strains DH5α (NEB #C2987) and JM109 (NEB #E4107) were used for cloning whereas BL21(DE3) (NEB # C2527) along with the other two E . coli strains was used for subsequent experiments.

    Techniques: Plasmid Preparation, Transformation Assay, Cell Culture, Incubation

    Morphology of transformed bacteria. E . coli DH5α and JM109 transformed with (A) high-copy number pUC19-Bla, pUC19-FabV, or pUC19-FabI plasmids or (B) medium–copy number pMXB-p24-Bla, pMXBp24-FabV, or pBR322-FabI plasmids were incubated at 30°C for 18 hours on plates with our without selection agent (Ampicillin or Triclosan) and photographed. No appreciable differences noted when the transformants were plated on Agar plates containing selection agent or not.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: FabV/Triclosan Is an Antibiotic-Free and Cost-Effective Selection System for Efficient Maintenance of High and Medium -Copy Number Plasmids in Escherichia coli

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129547

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Morphology of transformed bacteria. E . coli DH5α and JM109 transformed with (A) high-copy number pUC19-Bla, pUC19-FabV, or pUC19-FabI plasmids or (B) medium–copy number pMXB-p24-Bla, pMXBp24-FabV, or pBR322-FabI plasmids were incubated at 30°C for 18 hours on plates with our without selection agent (Ampicillin or Triclosan) and photographed. No appreciable differences noted when the transformants were plated on Agar plates containing selection agent or not.

    Article Snippet: Bacterial strains and culture conditions The E . coli strains DH5α (NEB #C2987) and JM109 (NEB #E4107) were used for cloning whereas BL21(DE3) (NEB # C2527) along with the other two E . coli strains was used for subsequent experiments.

    Techniques: Transformation Assay, Incubation, Selection

    Bacterial growth characteristics. E . coli DH5α, JM109, and BL21(DE3) were transformed with FabV (pUC19-FabV and pSA-HP24-FabV), FabI (pUC19-FabI, pBR322-FabI), or Bla (pUC19–Bla, pSA-HP24-Bla)-plasmids, and the transformants were selected on LB agar plates. Seed cultures were used to inoculate 25mL LB broth in 250mL baffled flasks and cultures grown at 37, 30, and 22°C for up to 12 hours while shaking at 250rpm. Samples were collected at one hour interval and growth was measured by absorbing the diluted samples at 600nm and graphs plotted. Error bars show standard deviations calculated from at-least six (6) independent experiments performed in triplicate.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: FabV/Triclosan Is an Antibiotic-Free and Cost-Effective Selection System for Efficient Maintenance of High and Medium -Copy Number Plasmids in Escherichia coli

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129547

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Bacterial growth characteristics. E . coli DH5α, JM109, and BL21(DE3) were transformed with FabV (pUC19-FabV and pSA-HP24-FabV), FabI (pUC19-FabI, pBR322-FabI), or Bla (pUC19–Bla, pSA-HP24-Bla)-plasmids, and the transformants were selected on LB agar plates. Seed cultures were used to inoculate 25mL LB broth in 250mL baffled flasks and cultures grown at 37, 30, and 22°C for up to 12 hours while shaking at 250rpm. Samples were collected at one hour interval and growth was measured by absorbing the diluted samples at 600nm and graphs plotted. Error bars show standard deviations calculated from at-least six (6) independent experiments performed in triplicate.

    Article Snippet: Bacterial strains and culture conditions The E . coli strains DH5α (NEB #C2987) and JM109 (NEB #E4107) were used for cloning whereas BL21(DE3) (NEB # C2527) along with the other two E . coli strains was used for subsequent experiments.

    Techniques: Transformation Assay

    Bacterial transformation efficiency. Chemically competent E . coli DH5α and JM109 cells were transformed with 100pg μL -1 of purified high-copy number pUC19-Bla, pUC19-FabV, pUC19-FabI, and medium-copy number pSA-Hp24-Bla, pSA-Hp24-FabV, pBR322-FabI plasmids and selected on LB agar plates containing 1μM Triclosan (for FabV/FabI plasmids) and or 100μg mL -1 ampicillin (for Bla plasmids) after 18 hours of incubation at 30°C and transformation efficiency calculated. Fig 5A and B show transformation efficiency of various plasmids in DH5α and JM109 respectively. Fig 5C and D show the effect of incubation time prior to plating the transformants on selection plates. Error bars show standard deviations calculated from at-least six (6) independent experiments performed in triplicate.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: FabV/Triclosan Is an Antibiotic-Free and Cost-Effective Selection System for Efficient Maintenance of High and Medium -Copy Number Plasmids in Escherichia coli

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129547

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Bacterial transformation efficiency. Chemically competent E . coli DH5α and JM109 cells were transformed with 100pg μL -1 of purified high-copy number pUC19-Bla, pUC19-FabV, pUC19-FabI, and medium-copy number pSA-Hp24-Bla, pSA-Hp24-FabV, pBR322-FabI plasmids and selected on LB agar plates containing 1μM Triclosan (for FabV/FabI plasmids) and or 100μg mL -1 ampicillin (for Bla plasmids) after 18 hours of incubation at 30°C and transformation efficiency calculated. Fig 5A and B show transformation efficiency of various plasmids in DH5α and JM109 respectively. Fig 5C and D show the effect of incubation time prior to plating the transformants on selection plates. Error bars show standard deviations calculated from at-least six (6) independent experiments performed in triplicate.

    Article Snippet: Bacterial strains and culture conditions The E . coli strains DH5α (NEB #C2987) and JM109 (NEB #E4107) were used for cloning whereas BL21(DE3) (NEB # C2527) along with the other two E . coli strains was used for subsequent experiments.

    Techniques: Electroporation Bacterial Transformation, Transformation Assay, Purification, Incubation, Selection