Degenerate Oligonucleotide Gene Shuffling

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dc.contributor.author Bergquist, Peter en
dc.contributor.author Gibbs, MD en
dc.contributor.editor Arndt, KM en
dc.contributor.editor Muller, KM en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-24T21:50:39Z en
dc.date.issued 2007 en
dc.identifier.citation In K. Mueller & K. Arndt (eds), Protein Engineering Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology series, Totowa NJ: Humana Press. 2007 en
dc.identifier.isbn 1588290727 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9781588290724 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/7087 en
dc.description.abstract Improvement of the biochemical characteristics of enzymes has been aided by misincorporation mutagenesis and DNA shuffling. Shuffling techniques can be used on a collection of mutants of the same gene, or related families of genes can be shuffled to produce mutants encoding chimeric gene products. One difficulty with current shuffling procedures is the predominance of unshuffled (“parental”) molecules in the pool of mutants. We describe a procedure for gene shuffling using degenerate primers that allows control of the relative levels of recombination between the genes that are shuffled and reduces the regeneration of unshuffled parental genes. This procedure has the advantage of avoiding the use of endonucleases for gene fragmentation before shuffling and allows the use of random mutagenesis of selected segments of the gene as part of the procedure. We illustrate the use of the technique with a diverse family of β-xylanase genes that possess widely different G and C contents. en
dc.publisher Humana Press. en
dc.relation.ispartof Protein Engineering Protocols en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Methods in Molecular Biology series en
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dc.title Degenerate Oligonucleotide Gene Shuffling en
dc.type Book Item en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1385/1-59745-187-8:191 en
pubs.volume 352 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ en
pubs.place-of-publication Totowa, NJ en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.elements-id 11615 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en


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