Setting up a ligation reaction with the Quick Ligation Kit (M2200)
- Combine 50 ng of vector with a 3-fold molar excess of insert. Adjust volume to 10 μl with dH2O.
- Add 10 μl of 2X Quick Ligation Buffer and mix.
- Add 1μl of Quick T4 DNA Ligase and mix thoroughly.
- Centrifuge briefly and incubate at room temperature (25°C) for 5 minutes.
- Chill on ice, then transform or store at -20°C.
- Do not heat inactivate. Heat inactivation dramatically reduces transformation efficiency.