SalI is a restriction enzyme purified from Streptomyces albus G.
Reagents supplied: 10x R4 buffer
Unit definition: One unit is the amount of enzyme required to digest 1 μg of Lambda DNA (Hind III digest) in 60 min at 37oC in a total reaction volume of 50 μl.
Standard reaction conditions: In order to overcome DNA source variability, a ~10 fold overdigest is suggested:
10U Sal I
10x R4 buffer
Sterile ultrapure water
Up to 50 μl
Speed Digest reaction: Incubate for 15 minutes at 37oC as in standard reaction in 1x R4 buffer (150 mM NaCl, 10 mM Tris-HCl (pH 7.9 @ 25°C), 10 mM MgCl2, 100 μg/ml BSA).
Activity(%) in EnzyQuest buffers– Double digest tips
Reactions were performed as for unit definition reaction. The above data could be used as guideline for double digest reactions. Our enzymes are also active and compatible in buffer systems from other vendors.
Heat inactivation: 65oC for 20 minutes
dam methylation: Not sensitive
dcm methylation: Not sensitive
CpG methylation: Blocked
Unit calculation assay conditions:
1x R4 buffer
Lambda DNA (Hind III digest)
Incubation at 37oC
50 mM KCl,
10 mM Tris-HCl (pH 7.4)
0.1 mM EDTA
1 mM dithiothreitol
300 μg/ml BSA
Store at -20oC
Non-specific nuclease activity: 400 units of Sal I do not produce any unspecific cleavage products after 16 hrs incubation with 1 μg of Lamda DNA (Hind III digest) at 37oC.
Re-ligation and recut: After 50-fold overdigestion with Sal I, greater than 95% of the DNA fragments can be ligated and recut with this enzyme.
Star activity: Large excess of the enzyme results in the appearance of star activity.
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