Team:Lethbridge/Notebook/Lab Work/October

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October

October 1, 2010

KG

Objective: PCR of xylE for conformation of transformation.

Component1X(µL)Master Mix(x24)(µL)
Milli-Q H2O13.8331.2
10x Pfu Buffer with MgSO4248
dNTPs124
Forward VF2 Primer124
Reverse VR Primer124
Template DNA1
Pfu polymerase0.24.8

Ran with PFV program on thermocycler with extension time of 3 minutes.

October 2, 2010

ADS

Objective: Purify plasmid DNA from transformed Mr. GENE synthesized DNA

Method: Use Qiagen miniprep method with BioBasic EZ-10 Spin columns.


Objective: Create 20 new biobricks using recently arrived synthesized DNA and terminator BBa_B0015, pLac BBa_R0010, and pTet BBa_R0040 to create the following new biobricks:

All parts will be inserted into pSB1C3.
Method: Use BioBrick Assembly Method
Results: Obtained positive colonies from all transformations.


HB

Objective: PCR mms6 from Mr. Gene to attach fusion standard to the N-term.

Component1X(µL)Master Mix(x6.5)(µL)
Milli-Q H2O12.883.2
10x Pfu Buffer with MgSO4213
dNTPs16.5
mms6 Prefix Fusion Forward Primer16.5
Standard Suffix Reverse Primer16.5
Template DNA213
Pfu polymerase0.2

Prefix fusion sense primer has melting temperature of 56.1oC. Standard suffix primer has melting temperature of 61.3oC.

PCR- Conditions: 1. 95oC for 180 sec 2. 95oC for 30 sec 3. 56.3oC for 30 sec 4. 72oC for 150 sec 5. 72oC for 600 sec (35 cycles)

Gradient - 1. 54.3oC 2. 55.4oC 3. 56.0oC 4. 56.6oC 5. 57.8oC 6. 58.7oC


Objective: PCR mms6 from Mr. Gene to attach fusion standard to the C-term.

Component1X(µL)Master Mix(x6.5)(µL)
Milli-Q H2O12.883.2
10x Pfu Buffer with MgSO4213
dNTPs16.5
Prefix Forward Primer16.5
mms6 Fusion Suffix Reverse Primer16.5
Template DNA213
Pfu polymerase0.2

Prefix fusion sense primer has melting temperature of 58.8oC. Standard suffix primer has melting temperature of 75oC.

PCR- Conditions: 1. 95oC for 180 sec 2. 95oC for 30 sec 3. 53.8oC for 30 sec 4. 72oC for 150 sec 5. 72oC for 600 sec (35 cycles)

Gradient - 1. 51.4oC 2. 52.3oC 3. 53.5oC 4. 54.1oC 5. 55.3oC 6. 56.2oC


JV

Objective: Analyzed KG and HB's PCRs.
Objective: Run samples on 2% agarose gel at 100V for 70 minutes.


October 5, 2010

ADS

Objective: Purify plasmid DNA from successfully assembled biobricks.
Method: Use Qiagen miniprep method with BioBasic EZ-10 columns.
Will send these minipreps for sequencing at Macrogen.


October 16, 2010

JV

Objective: Separate different fractions of the cytosol of cells containing catechol 2,3-dioxygenase
Method:

  • Grow DH5α cells in 500mL of LB media with Amp+.
  • Optical density of cell suspension (measured at 600nm): 4.55
  • Spun cells down: 10 minutes, 4oC, at 5000RPM
  • Cell pellet weight is 3.03g
  • Flash froze cells and stored at -80oC

Plasmid DNA was also isolated using QIAGEN spin column protocol. DNA was eluted to 60µL.

October 19, 2010

Js

Objective Ligate biobrick parts
Method restrict and ligate into RFP plasmid using the biobrick standard method then transform cells

  • pLacI+mRBS
  • mRBS+Lum
  • Lum+dT
  • K118021+dT
  • pBad+mRBS
  • mRBS+TetR
  • TetR+dT
    • forgot to add RFP plasmid at ligation step
      • repeated all protocol
      • ligated the RFP plasmid into the ligated linear DNA as well

October 21, 2010

Js,Jv

Objective Colony PCR for conformation of ligation Method pick white colonies and perform colony pcr

  • pick white colonies from plates
Component1X(µL)Master Mix(x24)(µL)
Milli-Q H2O6.8261.8
10x Pfu Buffer with MgSO4277
dNTPs277
Forward VF2 Primer277
Reverse VR Primer277
Template DNA5
Pfu polymerase0.277

PCR- Conditions: 1. 95oC for 180 sec 2. 95oC for 30 sec 3. 53.8oC for 30 sec 4. 72oC for 150 sec 5. 72oC for 600 sec (35 cycles)

ran a 2% agarose gel for conformation

  • no XYLE(K118021)-dT bands were observed, grew cells overnight.