PurposeIPTG-inducible expression of T4 DNA ligase for protein purification
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Backbone manufacturerKitagawa et al. (PMID:16769691)
Vector typeBacterial Expression
Growth in Bacteria
Gene/Insert nameT4 DNA ligase
Entrez Gene30 (a.k.a. T4p202, lig)
- Promoter T5-lac
/ Fusion Protein
- 6xHis (N terminal on backbone)
- Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
- 5′ cloning site BamHI (not destroyed)
- 3′ cloning site NotI (not destroyed)
- 5′ sequencing primer pCA24N.for (GATAACAATTTCACACAGAATTCATTAAAGAG)
- 3′ sequencing primer pCA24N.rev2 — 5'-CAAATCCAGATGGAGTTCTGAGG-3' (Common Sequencing Primers)
For complete cloning information, please see the paper's supplement.
For expression, E. coli DH5a-E cells harbouring each expression vector were grown at 37°C in LB broth containing chloramphenicol (34 µg.ml-1), to OD600 ~ 0.6. IPTG (0.4 mM, final concentration) was added as an inducer, and protein over-expression was at 28°C for 16-18 h.
These plasmids were created by your colleagues. Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator, cite the article in which the plasmids were described, and include Addgene in the Materials and Methods of your future publications.
For your Materials & Methods section:pCA24N-ligase was a gift from Wayne Patrick (Addgene plasmid # 87741 ; http://n2t.net/addgene:87741 ; RRID:Addgene_87741)
For your References section:Engineered DNA ligases with improved activities in vitro. Wilson RH, Morton SK, Deiderick H, Gerth ML, Paul HA, Gerber I, Patel A, Ellington AD, Hunicke-Smith SP, Patrick WM. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2013 Jul;26(7):471-8. doi: 10.1093/protein/gzt024. Epub 2013 Jun 10. 10.1093/protein/gzt024 PubMed 23754529