Nucleic Acids pp 293-300 | Cite as

Immunological Detection of Gene Expression in Recombinant Clones

  • J. W. Dale
  • P. J. Greenaway
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 2)


After ligation and transformation, a number of clones will (it is hoped) be obtained that can be identified as recombinants by the occurrence of insertional inactivation, by analysis of small-scale plasmid preparations, or more specifically by in situ hybridization. An additional strategy that is superficially attractive, but not without considerable problems, is to look directly for expression of the cloned gene(s). This may be applicable in primary cloning if no specific DNA probe is available, but is more generally used in subsequent studies of expression of specific foreign genes.


Millipore Filter Normal Rabbit Serum Plastic Disc Insertional Inactivation Primary Cloning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Dale
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. J. Greenaway
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of SurreyGuildford
  2. 2.Molecular Genetics LaboratoryPHLS Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research, Potion DownSalisburyUK

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