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    1) Product Images from "Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases"

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.

    Techniques Used: Binding Assay

    Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Staining

    Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Electrophoresis, Produced, Ligation, Standard Deviation

    Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Produced, Standard Deviation

    2) Product Images from "YY1 Is a Structural Regulator of Enhancer-Promoter Loops"

    Article Title: YY1 Is a Structural Regulator of Enhancer-Promoter Loops

    Journal: Cell

    doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.11.008

    YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .
    Figure Legend Snippet: YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .

    Techniques Used: In Vitro, Nucleic Acid Electrophoresis, DNA Ligation, Incubation

    3) Product Images from "Next-Generation DNA Curtains for Single-Molecule Studies of Homologous Recombination"

    Article Title: Next-Generation DNA Curtains for Single-Molecule Studies of Homologous Recombination

    Journal: Methods in enzymology

    doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2017.03.011

    Nucleoprotein filament dynamics on low sequence complexity ssDNA curtains. (A) Sequences of the two ssDNA oligonucleotides used for rolling circle replication. (B) Schematic of rolling circle replication (RCR) reaction. T4 DNA ligase ligates the template oligo to form a contiguous template strand. Next, phi29 DNA polymerase catalyzes the synthesis of long ssDNA molecules. (C) Agarose gel of several time points along the RCR synthesis reaction. The primer oligonucleotide was 32 P labeled on the 5 ′ -terminus phosphate ( gold star ). (D) Wide-field image of a microfabricated barrier set with double-tethered ssDNA curtains coated with RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Arrows and circles denote chromium barriers and pedestals, respectively. (E) Illustration and kymograph showing a single ssDNA molecule coated with ATTO488-RAD51(C319S) ( green ) replaced by RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Yellow dashed line denotes the injection of RPA–TagRFP into the flowcell. Buffer controls indicate when the buffer flow was toggled off and on to show that the florescent proteins retract to the Cr barriers simultaneously with the ssDNA molecule. This indicates that RAD51 and RPA are on the ssDNA molecule. Panel A: Adapted from Lee, K. S., Marciel, A. B., Kozlov, A. G., Schroeder, C. M., Lohman, T. M., Ha, T. (2014). Ultrafast redistribution of E. coli SSB along long single-stranded DNA via intersegment transfer. Journal of Molecular Biology, 426 , 2413 – 2421.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Nucleoprotein filament dynamics on low sequence complexity ssDNA curtains. (A) Sequences of the two ssDNA oligonucleotides used for rolling circle replication. (B) Schematic of rolling circle replication (RCR) reaction. T4 DNA ligase ligates the template oligo to form a contiguous template strand. Next, phi29 DNA polymerase catalyzes the synthesis of long ssDNA molecules. (C) Agarose gel of several time points along the RCR synthesis reaction. The primer oligonucleotide was 32 P labeled on the 5 ′ -terminus phosphate ( gold star ). (D) Wide-field image of a microfabricated barrier set with double-tethered ssDNA curtains coated with RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Arrows and circles denote chromium barriers and pedestals, respectively. (E) Illustration and kymograph showing a single ssDNA molecule coated with ATTO488-RAD51(C319S) ( green ) replaced by RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Yellow dashed line denotes the injection of RPA–TagRFP into the flowcell. Buffer controls indicate when the buffer flow was toggled off and on to show that the florescent proteins retract to the Cr barriers simultaneously with the ssDNA molecule. This indicates that RAD51 and RPA are on the ssDNA molecule. Panel A: Adapted from Lee, K. S., Marciel, A. B., Kozlov, A. G., Schroeder, C. M., Lohman, T. M., Ha, T. (2014). Ultrafast redistribution of E. coli SSB along long single-stranded DNA via intersegment transfer. Journal of Molecular Biology, 426 , 2413 – 2421.

    Techniques Used: Sequencing, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Labeling, Recombinase Polymerase Amplification, Injection, Flow Cytometry

    4) Product Images from "Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases"

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.

    Techniques Used: Binding Assay

    Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Staining

    Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Electrophoresis, Produced, Ligation, Standard Deviation

    Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Produced, Standard Deviation

    5) Product Images from "Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases"

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.

    Techniques Used: Binding Assay

    Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Staining

    Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Electrophoresis, Produced, Ligation, Standard Deviation

    Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Produced, Standard Deviation

    6) Product Images from "Tagsteady: a metabarcoding library preparation protocol to avoid false assignment of sequences to samples"

    Article Title: Tagsteady: a metabarcoding library preparation protocol to avoid false assignment of sequences to samples

    Journal: bioRxiv

    doi: 10.1101/2020.01.22.915009

    Average percentage of sequences carrying tag-jumps across amplicon pools built into Illumina libraries with four different library protocol treatments; +/+: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR; −/+: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending, with post-ligation PCR; +/−: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR; −/−: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR (Tagsteady protocol) (n=6 for +/+, −/+, +/−, −/−). To mimic the effect of large amounts of single-stranded DNA generated in the metabarcoding PCR, aliquots of four of the amplicon pools were denatured and subsequently re-hybridized to form double-stranded DNA. These were then built into libraries with the −/− and +/− protocols (n=4 for d+/− and d−/−. Asterisks (*) denotes statistical significant difference between treatments (unpaired t-test, α=0.05).
    Figure Legend Snippet: Average percentage of sequences carrying tag-jumps across amplicon pools built into Illumina libraries with four different library protocol treatments; +/+: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR; −/+: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending, with post-ligation PCR; +/−: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR; −/−: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR (Tagsteady protocol) (n=6 for +/+, −/+, +/−, −/−). To mimic the effect of large amounts of single-stranded DNA generated in the metabarcoding PCR, aliquots of four of the amplicon pools were denatured and subsequently re-hybridized to form double-stranded DNA. These were then built into libraries with the −/− and +/− protocols (n=4 for d+/− and d−/−. Asterisks (*) denotes statistical significant difference between treatments (unpaired t-test, α=0.05).

    Techniques Used: Amplification, Ligation, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Generated

    Overview of metabarcoding and library preparation steps and formation of tag-jumps in a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol and our presented Tagsteady library protocol. 1) Metabarcoding PCR with 5’ nucleotide tagged primers. To allow detection of tag-jumps, only unique twin-tag combinations is visualised. Following pooling of PCR reactions, differently tagged single-stranded amplicons can form heteroduplexes with non-complementary tag overhangs. 2) In a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol (left), T4 DNA polymerase is used for blunt-ending, T4 PNK for 5’ phosphorylation and Taq polymerase for 3’ adenylation. In this type of end-repair, 3’ overhangs (in heteroduplexes) will become substrate for the 3’→5’ exonuclease activity of T4 DNA Polymerase. The opposite strand, the 5’ overhangs (i.e. the inherent tag), will then act as a template for extension, causing the tag to ‘jump’ from one strand to the other (asterisk) (see van Orsouw et al. 2007 ; Schnell, Bohmann, and Gilbert 2015 ). The Tagsteady end-repair (right) only contains T4 PNK and Klenow exo- (thus no exonuclease activity) and therefore tag-jumps cannot arise. 3) After end repair, T4 DNA Ligase is used to ligate Illumina sequencing adapters (here depicted as Illumina Y-shaped adapters). 4) Often post-ligation PCR is carried out, causing further tag-jumps as a result of incomplete primer extension. Post-ligation PCR is not necessary with the Tagsteady protocol as it uses PCR-free full length adapters. 5) Sequencing of libraries on an Illumina sequencing platform. 6) Following initial sequence read processing, sequences within each amplicon library are sorted according to primer and tag sequences to assess levels of sequences carrying new combinations of used tags (tag-jumps).
    Figure Legend Snippet: Overview of metabarcoding and library preparation steps and formation of tag-jumps in a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol and our presented Tagsteady library protocol. 1) Metabarcoding PCR with 5’ nucleotide tagged primers. To allow detection of tag-jumps, only unique twin-tag combinations is visualised. Following pooling of PCR reactions, differently tagged single-stranded amplicons can form heteroduplexes with non-complementary tag overhangs. 2) In a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol (left), T4 DNA polymerase is used for blunt-ending, T4 PNK for 5’ phosphorylation and Taq polymerase for 3’ adenylation. In this type of end-repair, 3’ overhangs (in heteroduplexes) will become substrate for the 3’→5’ exonuclease activity of T4 DNA Polymerase. The opposite strand, the 5’ overhangs (i.e. the inherent tag), will then act as a template for extension, causing the tag to ‘jump’ from one strand to the other (asterisk) (see van Orsouw et al. 2007 ; Schnell, Bohmann, and Gilbert 2015 ). The Tagsteady end-repair (right) only contains T4 PNK and Klenow exo- (thus no exonuclease activity) and therefore tag-jumps cannot arise. 3) After end repair, T4 DNA Ligase is used to ligate Illumina sequencing adapters (here depicted as Illumina Y-shaped adapters). 4) Often post-ligation PCR is carried out, causing further tag-jumps as a result of incomplete primer extension. Post-ligation PCR is not necessary with the Tagsteady protocol as it uses PCR-free full length adapters. 5) Sequencing of libraries on an Illumina sequencing platform. 6) Following initial sequence read processing, sequences within each amplicon library are sorted according to primer and tag sequences to assess levels of sequences carrying new combinations of used tags (tag-jumps).

    Techniques Used: Polymerase Chain Reaction, Activity Assay, Sequencing, Ligation, Amplification

    Experimental overview. 1A) Six pools of 5’ twin-tagged amplicons generated with three metabarcoding primer sets were used to assess the effect of blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR on tag-jumps. Each of the six amplicon pools were subjected to four different treatments. 1B) The four treatments represent combinations with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending in the end-repair step and 1C) with and without post-ligation PCR. 1D) This resulted in 24 libraries for the 6 amplicon pools, representing four library preparation treatments for each amplicon pool. 2A) To further assess the effect of T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending on the prevalence of tag-jumps, we denatured and re-hybridised four amplicon pools (16sMam1/2 and 16sIns1/2). 2B) End-repair was carried out with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending and with no post-ligation PCR (2C). 3) Finally, to validate the robustness and stability of the Tagsteady protocol, we applied it to 15 pools of twin-tagged amplicons.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Experimental overview. 1A) Six pools of 5’ twin-tagged amplicons generated with three metabarcoding primer sets were used to assess the effect of blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR on tag-jumps. Each of the six amplicon pools were subjected to four different treatments. 1B) The four treatments represent combinations with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending in the end-repair step and 1C) with and without post-ligation PCR. 1D) This resulted in 24 libraries for the 6 amplicon pools, representing four library preparation treatments for each amplicon pool. 2A) To further assess the effect of T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending on the prevalence of tag-jumps, we denatured and re-hybridised four amplicon pools (16sMam1/2 and 16sIns1/2). 2B) End-repair was carried out with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending and with no post-ligation PCR (2C). 3) Finally, to validate the robustness and stability of the Tagsteady protocol, we applied it to 15 pools of twin-tagged amplicons.

    Techniques Used: Generated, Ligation, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Amplification

    7) Product Images from "YY1 Is a Structural Regulator of Enhancer-Promoter Loops"

    Article Title: YY1 Is a Structural Regulator of Enhancer-Promoter Loops

    Journal: Cell

    doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.11.008

    YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .
    Figure Legend Snippet: YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .

    Techniques Used: In Vitro, Nucleic Acid Electrophoresis, DNA Ligation, Incubation

    8) Product Images from "Tagsteady: a metabarcoding library preparation protocol to avoid false assignment of sequences to samples"

    Article Title: Tagsteady: a metabarcoding library preparation protocol to avoid false assignment of sequences to samples

    Journal: bioRxiv

    doi: 10.1101/2020.01.22.915009

    Average percentage of sequences carrying tag-jumps across amplicon pools built into Illumina libraries with four different library protocol treatments; +/+: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR; −/+: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending, with post-ligation PCR; +/−: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR; −/−: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR (Tagsteady protocol) (n=6 for +/+, −/+, +/−, −/−). To mimic the effect of large amounts of single-stranded DNA generated in the metabarcoding PCR, aliquots of four of the amplicon pools were denatured and subsequently re-hybridized to form double-stranded DNA. These were then built into libraries with the −/− and +/− protocols (n=4 for d+/− and d−/−. Asterisks (*) denotes statistical significant difference between treatments (unpaired t-test, α=0.05).
    Figure Legend Snippet: Average percentage of sequences carrying tag-jumps across amplicon pools built into Illumina libraries with four different library protocol treatments; +/+: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR; −/+: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending, with post-ligation PCR; +/−: T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR; −/−: no T4 DNA polymerase blunt-ending and no post-ligation PCR (Tagsteady protocol) (n=6 for +/+, −/+, +/−, −/−). To mimic the effect of large amounts of single-stranded DNA generated in the metabarcoding PCR, aliquots of four of the amplicon pools were denatured and subsequently re-hybridized to form double-stranded DNA. These were then built into libraries with the −/− and +/− protocols (n=4 for d+/− and d−/−. Asterisks (*) denotes statistical significant difference between treatments (unpaired t-test, α=0.05).

    Techniques Used: Amplification, Ligation, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Generated

    Overview of metabarcoding and library preparation steps and formation of tag-jumps in a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol and our presented Tagsteady library protocol. 1) Metabarcoding PCR with 5’ nucleotide tagged primers. To allow detection of tag-jumps, only unique twin-tag combinations is visualised. Following pooling of PCR reactions, differently tagged single-stranded amplicons can form heteroduplexes with non-complementary tag overhangs. 2) In a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol (left), T4 DNA polymerase is used for blunt-ending, T4 PNK for 5’ phosphorylation and Taq polymerase for 3’ adenylation. In this type of end-repair, 3’ overhangs (in heteroduplexes) will become substrate for the 3’→5’ exonuclease activity of T4 DNA Polymerase. The opposite strand, the 5’ overhangs (i.e. the inherent tag), will then act as a template for extension, causing the tag to ‘jump’ from one strand to the other (asterisk) (see van Orsouw et al. 2007 ; Schnell, Bohmann, and Gilbert 2015 ). The Tagsteady end-repair (right) only contains T4 PNK and Klenow exo- (thus no exonuclease activity) and therefore tag-jumps cannot arise. 3) After end repair, T4 DNA Ligase is used to ligate Illumina sequencing adapters (here depicted as Illumina Y-shaped adapters). 4) Often post-ligation PCR is carried out, causing further tag-jumps as a result of incomplete primer extension. Post-ligation PCR is not necessary with the Tagsteady protocol as it uses PCR-free full length adapters. 5) Sequencing of libraries on an Illumina sequencing platform. 6) Following initial sequence read processing, sequences within each amplicon library are sorted according to primer and tag sequences to assess levels of sequences carrying new combinations of used tags (tag-jumps).
    Figure Legend Snippet: Overview of metabarcoding and library preparation steps and formation of tag-jumps in a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol and our presented Tagsteady library protocol. 1) Metabarcoding PCR with 5’ nucleotide tagged primers. To allow detection of tag-jumps, only unique twin-tag combinations is visualised. Following pooling of PCR reactions, differently tagged single-stranded amplicons can form heteroduplexes with non-complementary tag overhangs. 2) In a typical ‘shotgun’ Illumina library protocol (left), T4 DNA polymerase is used for blunt-ending, T4 PNK for 5’ phosphorylation and Taq polymerase for 3’ adenylation. In this type of end-repair, 3’ overhangs (in heteroduplexes) will become substrate for the 3’→5’ exonuclease activity of T4 DNA Polymerase. The opposite strand, the 5’ overhangs (i.e. the inherent tag), will then act as a template for extension, causing the tag to ‘jump’ from one strand to the other (asterisk) (see van Orsouw et al. 2007 ; Schnell, Bohmann, and Gilbert 2015 ). The Tagsteady end-repair (right) only contains T4 PNK and Klenow exo- (thus no exonuclease activity) and therefore tag-jumps cannot arise. 3) After end repair, T4 DNA Ligase is used to ligate Illumina sequencing adapters (here depicted as Illumina Y-shaped adapters). 4) Often post-ligation PCR is carried out, causing further tag-jumps as a result of incomplete primer extension. Post-ligation PCR is not necessary with the Tagsteady protocol as it uses PCR-free full length adapters. 5) Sequencing of libraries on an Illumina sequencing platform. 6) Following initial sequence read processing, sequences within each amplicon library are sorted according to primer and tag sequences to assess levels of sequences carrying new combinations of used tags (tag-jumps).

    Techniques Used: Polymerase Chain Reaction, Activity Assay, Sequencing, Ligation, Amplification

    Experimental overview. 1A) Six pools of 5’ twin-tagged amplicons generated with three metabarcoding primer sets were used to assess the effect of blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR on tag-jumps. Each of the six amplicon pools were subjected to four different treatments. 1B) The four treatments represent combinations with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending in the end-repair step and 1C) with and without post-ligation PCR. 1D) This resulted in 24 libraries for the 6 amplicon pools, representing four library preparation treatments for each amplicon pool. 2A) To further assess the effect of T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending on the prevalence of tag-jumps, we denatured and re-hybridised four amplicon pools (16sMam1/2 and 16sIns1/2). 2B) End-repair was carried out with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending and with no post-ligation PCR (2C). 3) Finally, to validate the robustness and stability of the Tagsteady protocol, we applied it to 15 pools of twin-tagged amplicons.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Experimental overview. 1A) Six pools of 5’ twin-tagged amplicons generated with three metabarcoding primer sets were used to assess the effect of blunt-ending and post-ligation PCR on tag-jumps. Each of the six amplicon pools were subjected to four different treatments. 1B) The four treatments represent combinations with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending in the end-repair step and 1C) with and without post-ligation PCR. 1D) This resulted in 24 libraries for the 6 amplicon pools, representing four library preparation treatments for each amplicon pool. 2A) To further assess the effect of T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending on the prevalence of tag-jumps, we denatured and re-hybridised four amplicon pools (16sMam1/2 and 16sIns1/2). 2B) End-repair was carried out with and without T4 DNA Polymerase blunt-ending and with no post-ligation PCR (2C). 3) Finally, to validate the robustness and stability of the Tagsteady protocol, we applied it to 15 pools of twin-tagged amplicons.

    Techniques Used: Generated, Ligation, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Amplification

    9) Product Images from "YY1 Is a Structural Regulator of Enhancer-Promoter Loops"

    Article Title: YY1 Is a Structural Regulator of Enhancer-Promoter Loops

    Journal: Cell

    doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.11.008

    YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .
    Figure Legend Snippet: YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .

    Techniques Used: In Vitro, Nucleic Acid Electrophoresis, DNA Ligation, Incubation

    10) Product Images from "Biochemical Properties of a Decoy Oligodeoxynucleotide Inhibitor of STAT3 Transcription Factor"

    Article Title: Biochemical Properties of a Decoy Oligodeoxynucleotide Inhibitor of STAT3 Transcription Factor

    Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences

    doi: 10.3390/ijms19061608

    Ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D) is unaffected by biotinylation. ( A ) Structures of parental and biotinylated STAT3 decoy (S3D) and CS3D. ( B ) CS3D and biotinylated CS3D were incubated with T4 DNA ligase overnight, followed by electrophoresis on a urea/polyacrylamide gel and staining with SYBR Gold.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D) is unaffected by biotinylation. ( A ) Structures of parental and biotinylated STAT3 decoy (S3D) and CS3D. ( B ) CS3D and biotinylated CS3D were incubated with T4 DNA ligase overnight, followed by electrophoresis on a urea/polyacrylamide gel and staining with SYBR Gold.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Incubation, Electrophoresis, Staining

    Efficient ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D). ( A ) Schematic representation of CS3D ligation with T4 DNA ligase. The complementary segments of the single-stranded decoy molecule spontaneously self-anneal. Enzymatic ligation with T4 DNA ligase was used to complete cyclization. ( B ) Incubations were performed in the absence or presence of T4 DNA ligase overnight. Multiple identical ligations ( n = 5) were simultaneously performed. Samples from each reaction were then electrophoresed on a urea/polyacrylamide gel, stained with SYBR Gold, and quantified by densitometry.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Efficient ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D). ( A ) Schematic representation of CS3D ligation with T4 DNA ligase. The complementary segments of the single-stranded decoy molecule spontaneously self-anneal. Enzymatic ligation with T4 DNA ligase was used to complete cyclization. ( B ) Incubations were performed in the absence or presence of T4 DNA ligase overnight. Multiple identical ligations ( n = 5) were simultaneously performed. Samples from each reaction were then electrophoresed on a urea/polyacrylamide gel, stained with SYBR Gold, and quantified by densitometry.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Staining

    11) Product Images from "Assessing Protein Dynamics on Low-Complexity Single-Stranded DNA Curtains"

    Article Title: Assessing Protein Dynamics on Low-Complexity Single-Stranded DNA Curtains

    Journal: Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids

    doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01812

    Assembly of low-complexity ssDNA curtains. (A) A phosphorylated template (black) and a biotinylated primer (green) are annealed and treated with T4 DNA ligase to make minicircles. Low-complexity ssDNA composed solely of thymidine and cytidine is synthesized via rolling circle replication by phi29 DNAP. (B) Low-complexity ssDNA curtains with fluorescent end labeling. The 3′ end of the ssDNA was labeled with a fluorescent antibody. (C) RPA-GFP (green)-coated ssDNA with fluorescent end labeling (magenta). (D) Kymograph of a representative ssDNA in panel (C) with buffer flow on and off, indicating that the ssDNA is anchored to the surface via the 5′-biotin tether.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Assembly of low-complexity ssDNA curtains. (A) A phosphorylated template (black) and a biotinylated primer (green) are annealed and treated with T4 DNA ligase to make minicircles. Low-complexity ssDNA composed solely of thymidine and cytidine is synthesized via rolling circle replication by phi29 DNAP. (B) Low-complexity ssDNA curtains with fluorescent end labeling. The 3′ end of the ssDNA was labeled with a fluorescent antibody. (C) RPA-GFP (green)-coated ssDNA with fluorescent end labeling (magenta). (D) Kymograph of a representative ssDNA in panel (C) with buffer flow on and off, indicating that the ssDNA is anchored to the surface via the 5′-biotin tether.

    Techniques Used: Synthesized, End Labeling, Labeling, Recombinase Polymerase Amplification, Flow Cytometry

    12) Product Images from "Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases"

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.

    Techniques Used: Binding Assay

    Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Staining

    Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Electrophoresis, Produced, Ligation, Standard Deviation

    Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Produced, Standard Deviation

    13) Product Images from "Biochemical Properties of a Decoy Oligodeoxynucleotide Inhibitor of STAT3 Transcription Factor"

    Article Title: Biochemical Properties of a Decoy Oligodeoxynucleotide Inhibitor of STAT3 Transcription Factor

    Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences

    doi: 10.3390/ijms19061608

    Ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D) is unaffected by biotinylation. ( A ) Structures of parental and biotinylated STAT3 decoy (S3D) and CS3D. ( B ) CS3D and biotinylated CS3D were incubated with T4 DNA ligase overnight, followed by electrophoresis on a urea/polyacrylamide gel and staining with SYBR Gold.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D) is unaffected by biotinylation. ( A ) Structures of parental and biotinylated STAT3 decoy (S3D) and CS3D. ( B ) CS3D and biotinylated CS3D were incubated with T4 DNA ligase overnight, followed by electrophoresis on a urea/polyacrylamide gel and staining with SYBR Gold.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Incubation, Electrophoresis, Staining

    Efficient ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D). ( A ) Schematic representation of CS3D ligation with T4 DNA ligase. The complementary segments of the single-stranded decoy molecule spontaneously self-anneal. Enzymatic ligation with T4 DNA ligase was used to complete cyclization. ( B ) Incubations were performed in the absence or presence of T4 DNA ligase overnight. Multiple identical ligations ( n = 5) were simultaneously performed. Samples from each reaction were then electrophoresed on a urea/polyacrylamide gel, stained with SYBR Gold, and quantified by densitometry.
    Figure Legend Snippet: Efficient ligation of cyclic signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) decoy (CS3D). ( A ) Schematic representation of CS3D ligation with T4 DNA ligase. The complementary segments of the single-stranded decoy molecule spontaneously self-anneal. Enzymatic ligation with T4 DNA ligase was used to complete cyclization. ( B ) Incubations were performed in the absence or presence of T4 DNA ligase overnight. Multiple identical ligations ( n = 5) were simultaneously performed. Samples from each reaction were then electrophoresed on a urea/polyacrylamide gel, stained with SYBR Gold, and quantified by densitometry.

    Techniques Used: Ligation, Staining

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    Amplification:

    Article Title: Tagsteady: a metabarcoding library preparation protocol to avoid false assignment of sequences to samples
    Article Snippet: .. End-repair without T4 DNA Polymerase: for treatments −/+ and −/−, an end-repair mastermix was made by combining 4 μl T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (New England Biolabs, NEB, Ipswich, Massachusetts, US), 0.5 μl dATP (10mM) (Thermo-Fisher), 2 μl reaction booster mix (consisting of 25 % PEG-4000 (Sigma Aldrich, 50%), 2 mg/ml BSA (Thermo-Fisher) and 400 mM NaCl) , 2 μl T4 PNK (NEB, cat#M0201S, 10 U/μl) and 1.5 μl Klenow Fragment (3’- > 5’ exo-) (NEB, cat#M0212S, 5 U/μl) per amplicon pool reaction. .. Ten μl of this mastermix was then added to each 30 μl amplicon pool, mixed well by pipetting and incubated for 30 minutes at 37°C followed by 30 minutes at 65°C and finally cooled to 4°C.

    Ligation:

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases
    Article Snippet: .. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl2 ) or NEBNext® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). (TIF) Click here for additional data file. .. Fluorescence anisotropy DNA binding curves.

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases
    Article Snippet: .. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer + 150 mM NaCl (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 150 mM NaCl, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl2 ) or NEBNext® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2 , 1 mM DTT, 150 mM NaCl, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). ..

    Article Title: Construction and characterization of mismatch-containing circular DNA molecules competent for assessment of nick-directed human mismatch repair in vitro
    Article Snippet: .. A final ligation, which creates the nicked circular substrate, was carried out at a DNA concentration of 10 ng/µl in T4 ligase buffer supplemented with 50 mM NaCl, Eco RI (2 U/µg plasmid), T4 ligase (100 U/µg plasmid) and 100 µg/ml bovine serum albumin. ..

    Purification:

    Article Title: Next-Generation DNA Curtains for Single-Molecule Studies of Homologous Recombination
    Article Snippet: .. TE buffer: 10m M Tris–HCl [pH 8.0]; 0.1m M EDTA RAD51 buffer: 40m M Tris–HCl [pH 8.0]; 1m M MgCl2 ; 5m M CaCl2 ; 100m M KCl; 1m M DTT; 1m M ATP; 0.2 mgmL−1 BSA; 1m M Trolox (Sigma-Aldrich); 1.0% glucose (w/v); 500units catalase (Sigma-Aldrich); 70units glucose oxidase (Sigma-Aldrich) 10× T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (B0202S; NEB) T4 DNA ligase (M0202; NEB) Primer oligo (/Biosg/TC TCC TCC TTC T—HPLC purified; Integrated DNA Technologies) Template oligo (/5Phos/AG GAG AAA AAG AAA AAA AGA AAA GAA GG—PAGE purified; Integrated DNA Technologies) Nuclease-free water BSA, Molecular Biology Grade (B9000S; NEB) Thermocycler (Mastercycler pro S; Eppendorf ) 10× phi29 DNA polymerase reaction buffer (B0269S; NEB) phi29 DNA polymerase (homemade 5 μ M stock) Deoxynucleotide (dNTP) solution set (N0446S; NEB) .. Prepare a 49 μL ligation reaction containing: (i) 5 μL 10× T4 ligase reaction buffer; (ii) 2 μL template oligo (10 μ M stock in TE buffer); (iii) 1.8 μL primer oligo (10 μ M stock in TE buffer); and (iv) 40.2 μL nuclease-free water.

    Concentration Assay:

    Article Title: Construction and characterization of mismatch-containing circular DNA molecules competent for assessment of nick-directed human mismatch repair in vitro
    Article Snippet: .. A final ligation, which creates the nicked circular substrate, was carried out at a DNA concentration of 10 ng/µl in T4 ligase buffer supplemented with 50 mM NaCl, Eco RI (2 U/µg plasmid), T4 ligase (100 U/µg plasmid) and 100 µg/ml bovine serum albumin. ..

    Incubation:

    Article Title: Construction and characterization of mismatch-containing circular DNA molecules competent for assessment of nick-directed human mismatch repair in vitro
    Article Snippet: .. The reaction was incubated for 10 min at 37°C in T4 ligase buffer (New England Biolabs) containing 100 µg/ml bovine serum albumin, 75 mM KCl and the heteroduplex oligo recovered after Dpn II digestion (estimated to be a ∼100-fold molar excess over the plasmid ends). .. The reaction was then cooled on ice, whereupon 100 cohesive end ligation units of T4 ligase per microgram of plasmid (1500 U in this example) were added and the reaction incubated at 16°C overnight.

    Plasmid Preparation:

    Article Title: Construction and characterization of mismatch-containing circular DNA molecules competent for assessment of nick-directed human mismatch repair in vitro
    Article Snippet: .. A final ligation, which creates the nicked circular substrate, was carried out at a DNA concentration of 10 ng/µl in T4 ligase buffer supplemented with 50 mM NaCl, Eco RI (2 U/µg plasmid), T4 ligase (100 U/µg plasmid) and 100 µg/ml bovine serum albumin. ..

    Article Title: Construction and characterization of mismatch-containing circular DNA molecules competent for assessment of nick-directed human mismatch repair in vitro
    Article Snippet: .. The reaction was incubated for 10 min at 37°C in T4 ligase buffer (New England Biolabs) containing 100 µg/ml bovine serum albumin, 75 mM KCl and the heteroduplex oligo recovered after Dpn II digestion (estimated to be a ∼100-fold molar excess over the plasmid ends). .. The reaction was then cooled on ice, whereupon 100 cohesive end ligation units of T4 ligase per microgram of plasmid (1500 U in this example) were added and the reaction incubated at 16°C overnight.

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    Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of <t>T4</t> DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.
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    Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Schematic representation of DNA ligase fusions. All DNA ligases contain a catalytic core NTase domain (blue) and an OBD (red), which are fairly well conserved. Many ligases also have additional domains, such as the N-terminal ZnF (yellow) and DBD (green) in Human Lig3 and the N-terminal domain (NTD) of T4 DNA ligase (purple). Wild type PBCV1 ligase, which contains only the core NTase and OBD domains, was chosen for fusion to other binding domains: Sso7d (white) at both the N- and C-termini, the hLig3 ZnF domain, and the T4 DNA ligase NTD.

    Article Snippet: Reactions included 1 uM of the ligase and 100 nM of the substrate and T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl2 ) or NEBuffer 2 (10 mM Tris pH 7.9 @ 25°C, 50 mM NaCl, 10 mM MgCl2 , 1 mM DTT).

    Techniques: Binding Assay

    Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase λ DNA digest ligation assay. Agarose gel electrophoresis of λ DNA cut by EcoRV (A/T Blunt, 1 ), NruI (G/C Blunt, 2 ), BstNI (5′ SBO, 3 ), Hpy188I (3′SBO, 4 ), NdeI (2 BO, 5 ) and BamHI (4 BO, 6 ), generating DNA fragments with ligatable ends. 0.5 ng of the cut DNA was ligated in the presence of T4 ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl2, 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)) and 7 μM of the indicated DNA ligase for 1 hour at 25°C. Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and, hLig3 (D), respectively. E) Gel of restriction enzyme digested λ DNA samples as well as a schematic depiction of each substrate. The DNA fragments were visualized using ethidium bromide stain.

    Article Snippet: Reactions included 1 uM of the ligase and 100 nM of the substrate and T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl2 ) or NEBuffer 2 (10 mM Tris pH 7.9 @ 25°C, 50 mM NaCl, 10 mM MgCl2 , 1 mM DTT).

    Techniques: Ligation, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Staining

    Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Wild type DNA ligase blunt/cohesive capillary electrophoresis assay. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with T4 DNA ligase (A), T3 DNA ligase (B), PBCV1 DNA ligase (C) and hLig3 (D), respectively Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Article Snippet: Reactions included 1 uM of the ligase and 100 nM of the substrate and T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl2 ) or NEBuffer 2 (10 mM Tris pH 7.9 @ 25°C, 50 mM NaCl, 10 mM MgCl2 , 1 mM DTT).

    Techniques: Electrophoresis, Produced, Ligation, Standard Deviation

    Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Journal: PLoS ONE

    Article Title: Comparative analysis of the end-joining activity of several DNA ligases

    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190062

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Effect of DBD on blunt/cohesive end ligation. Bar graphs depict the fraction of either ligated DNA (product, blue) or abortive adenylylation (App, red) produced in a 20-minute sealing reaction with the indicated DNA substrate. Reactions included 1 μM of the DNA ligase, 100 nM of the substrate and reaction conditions consisting of either T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl 2 ) or NEBNext ® Quick Ligation reaction buffer (66 mM Tris pH 7.6 @ 25°C, 10 mM MgCl 2 , 1 mM DTT, 1 mM ATP, 6% Polyethylene glycol (PEG 6000)). Ligation assays performed with PBCV1-Nterm-Sso7d (A), PBCV1-Cterm-Sso7d terminus (B), PBCV1-Nterm-ZnF (C), PBCV1-Nterm-T4NTD (D). Experiments were performed in triplicate; the plotted value is the average and the error bars represent the standard deviation across replicates.

    Article Snippet: Reactions included 1 uM of the ligase and 100 nM of the substrate and T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.5 @ 25°C, 1 mM ATP and 10 mM MgCl2 ) or NEBuffer 2 (10 mM Tris pH 7.9 @ 25°C, 50 mM NaCl, 10 mM MgCl2 , 1 mM DTT).

    Techniques: Ligation, Produced, Standard Deviation

    YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .

    Journal: Cell

    Article Title: YY1 Is a Structural Regulator of Enhancer-Promoter Loops

    doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.11.008

    Figure Lengend Snippet: YY1 Can Enhance DNA Interactions In Vitro (A and D) Models depicting the in vitro DNA circularization assays used to detect the ability of YY1 to enhance DNA looping interactions with no motif control (A) or competitor DNA control (D). (B and E) Results of the in vitro DNA circularization assay visualized by gel electrophoresis with no motif control (B) or competitor DNA control (E). The dominant lower band reflects the starting linear DNA template, while the upper band corresponds to the circularized DNA ligation product. (C and F) Quantifications of DNA template circularization as a function of incubation time with T4 DNA ligase for no motif control (C) or competitor DNA control (F). Values correspond to the percent of DNA template that is circularized and represents the mean and SD of four experiments. .

    Article Snippet: Reactions were prepared on ice in 66 μL with the following components: BSA control: 0.25 nM DNA, 1× T4 DNA ligase buffer (NEB B0202S), H2 O 0.12 μg/μL of BSA.

    Techniques: In Vitro, Nucleic Acid Electrophoresis, DNA Ligation, Incubation

    Nucleoprotein filament dynamics on low sequence complexity ssDNA curtains. (A) Sequences of the two ssDNA oligonucleotides used for rolling circle replication. (B) Schematic of rolling circle replication (RCR) reaction. T4 DNA ligase ligates the template oligo to form a contiguous template strand. Next, phi29 DNA polymerase catalyzes the synthesis of long ssDNA molecules. (C) Agarose gel of several time points along the RCR synthesis reaction. The primer oligonucleotide was 32 P labeled on the 5 ′ -terminus phosphate ( gold star ). (D) Wide-field image of a microfabricated barrier set with double-tethered ssDNA curtains coated with RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Arrows and circles denote chromium barriers and pedestals, respectively. (E) Illustration and kymograph showing a single ssDNA molecule coated with ATTO488-RAD51(C319S) ( green ) replaced by RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Yellow dashed line denotes the injection of RPA–TagRFP into the flowcell. Buffer controls indicate when the buffer flow was toggled off and on to show that the florescent proteins retract to the Cr barriers simultaneously with the ssDNA molecule. This indicates that RAD51 and RPA are on the ssDNA molecule. Panel A: Adapted from Lee, K. S., Marciel, A. B., Kozlov, A. G., Schroeder, C. M., Lohman, T. M., Ha, T. (2014). Ultrafast redistribution of E. coli SSB along long single-stranded DNA via intersegment transfer. Journal of Molecular Biology, 426 , 2413 – 2421.

    Journal: Methods in enzymology

    Article Title: Next-Generation DNA Curtains for Single-Molecule Studies of Homologous Recombination

    doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2017.03.011

    Figure Lengend Snippet: Nucleoprotein filament dynamics on low sequence complexity ssDNA curtains. (A) Sequences of the two ssDNA oligonucleotides used for rolling circle replication. (B) Schematic of rolling circle replication (RCR) reaction. T4 DNA ligase ligates the template oligo to form a contiguous template strand. Next, phi29 DNA polymerase catalyzes the synthesis of long ssDNA molecules. (C) Agarose gel of several time points along the RCR synthesis reaction. The primer oligonucleotide was 32 P labeled on the 5 ′ -terminus phosphate ( gold star ). (D) Wide-field image of a microfabricated barrier set with double-tethered ssDNA curtains coated with RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Arrows and circles denote chromium barriers and pedestals, respectively. (E) Illustration and kymograph showing a single ssDNA molecule coated with ATTO488-RAD51(C319S) ( green ) replaced by RPA-TagRFP ( magenta ). Yellow dashed line denotes the injection of RPA–TagRFP into the flowcell. Buffer controls indicate when the buffer flow was toggled off and on to show that the florescent proteins retract to the Cr barriers simultaneously with the ssDNA molecule. This indicates that RAD51 and RPA are on the ssDNA molecule. Panel A: Adapted from Lee, K. S., Marciel, A. B., Kozlov, A. G., Schroeder, C. M., Lohman, T. M., Ha, T. (2014). Ultrafast redistribution of E. coli SSB along long single-stranded DNA via intersegment transfer. Journal of Molecular Biology, 426 , 2413 – 2421.

    Article Snippet: TE buffer: 10m M Tris–HCl [pH 8.0]; 0.1m M EDTA RAD51 buffer: 40m M Tris–HCl [pH 8.0]; 1m M MgCl2 ; 5m M CaCl2 ; 100m M KCl; 1m M DTT; 1m M ATP; 0.2 mgmL−1 BSA; 1m M Trolox (Sigma-Aldrich); 1.0% glucose (w/v); 500units catalase (Sigma-Aldrich); 70units glucose oxidase (Sigma-Aldrich) 10× T4 DNA ligase reaction buffer (B0202S; NEB) T4 DNA ligase (M0202; NEB) Primer oligo (/Biosg/TC TCC TCC TTC T—HPLC purified; Integrated DNA Technologies) Template oligo (/5Phos/AG GAG AAA AAG AAA AAA AGA AAA GAA GG—PAGE purified; Integrated DNA Technologies) Nuclease-free water BSA, Molecular Biology Grade (B9000S; NEB) Thermocycler (Mastercycler pro S; Eppendorf ) 10× phi29 DNA polymerase reaction buffer (B0269S; NEB) phi29 DNA polymerase (homemade 5 μ M stock) Deoxynucleotide (dNTP) solution set (N0446S; NEB)

    Techniques: Sequencing, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Labeling, Recombinase Polymerase Amplification, Injection, Flow Cytometry