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== Transforming DNA after GGA Ligation ==
 
== Transforming DNA after GGA Ligation ==
  
# Thaw the competent cells on ice for 6 minutes. Each tube contains 50 µL of cells.  
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# Thaw the competent cells on ice for 6 minutes. Each tube contains 50 µL of ''E. coli'', JM109 cells.  
 
# Add all 10 µL of your GGA ligation mixture to the thawed cells. Very gently mix the DNA and cells and return the cells to ice ASAP.  
 
# Add all 10 µL of your GGA ligation mixture to the thawed cells. Very gently mix the DNA and cells and return the cells to ice ASAP.  
 
# Incubate on ice for 5 minutes.
 
# Incubate on ice for 5 minutes.
 
# Add 60 µL SOC media with no antibiotic to your transformed cells. Spread cells onto LB plates containing ampicillin.
 
# Add 60 µL SOC media with no antibiotic to your transformed cells. Spread cells onto LB plates containing ampicillin.
 
You're done already!!
 
You're done already!!

Revision as of 11:06, 6 August 2018

Transforming DNA after GGA Ligation

  1. Thaw the competent cells on ice for 6 minutes. Each tube contains 50 µL of E. coli, JM109 cells.
  2. Add all 10 µL of your GGA ligation mixture to the thawed cells. Very gently mix the DNA and cells and return the cells to ice ASAP.
  3. Incubate on ice for 5 minutes.
  4. Add 60 µL SOC media with no antibiotic to your transformed cells. Spread cells onto LB plates containing ampicillin.

You're done already!!