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  • M13mp18 Single-stranded DNA


    The single-stranded viral DNA is isolated from M13mp18. M13mp18 is a M13 lac phage vector which contains single HindIII, SphI, SbfI, PstI, SalI (AccI/ HincII), XbaI, BamHI, SmaI (XmaI), KpnI (Acc65I), SacI and EcoRI sites within the gene encoding β-Galactosidase.This DNA preparation is useful as a standard and has been tested as a template in the dideoxy-nucleotide termination method of sequencing DNA.


    M13mp18 phage is propagated in E. coli ER2738. The phage is purified by polyethylene glycol precipitation. The single-stranded DNA is then extracted with phenol.

    Properties and Usage

    Storage Temperature


    Storage Conditions

    10 mM Tris-HCl
    1 mM EDTA
    pH 8.0 @ 25°C


    1. Messing, J. (1983). R. Wu(Ed.), Methods Enzymol.. 101, 20. San Diego: Academic Press.

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