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Scarlett Evans and Samira Lawton

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3 things to consider when working with mouse models

Posted by Scarlett Evans and Samira Lawton on Aug 1, 2018 8:58:30 AM

It’s far too common in the lab to be given a set of primers and a protocol and be asked to genotype without any clear specifics on the animal strain itself. While you may end up with bands at the right sizes, that doesn’t always guarantee that you have the exact mutation you think you do. Here are three things that we believe will be helpful to keep in mind when starting to genotype any line.

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Tags: Genotyping, Best Practices