gBlocks® Gene Fragments—Related DECODED Articles


Improving vaccine development

Learn about a directed, molecular evolution process employed by the biopharmaceutical company, Altravax, that uses in vitro DNA recombination to generate large libraries of recombined, chimeric DNA sequences that express potential vaccine candidates. IDT gBlocks Gene Fragments have proved instrumental in this high throughput technology.

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Undergraduate iGEM Competition Moves Synthetic Biology Forward

An overview of the 2012 top 4 highest placing teams in the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) with a more in depth summary of 2nd place winner Slovenia's project on an engineered inducible cellular switch (Switch-it system) for delivery of therapeutic drugs directly to target tissues.

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Building biological factories for renewable and sustainable products

Research profile: Read how Amyris uses genetic engineering and screening technologies to design microorganisms that convert plant-sourced sugars into target molecules, including pharmaceuticals, biofuels, polymers, flavors, and fragrances.

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Generating quick constructs for intracellular vesicular transport studies

Research profile: gBlocks Gene Fragments can provide rapid and cheap access to new types of functional and structural elements. See how these researchers use the custom dsDNA fragments for construction of novel biological modules and cascades to better understand the tethering complexes and transcription-regulating complexes critical to intracellular vesicular transport.

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A next generation understanding of immune response

See how scientists use gBlocks® Gene Fragments and PCR-amplified DNA in assembly PCR of antibodies to study the immune system's response to patients receiving flu vaccinations.

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Fast and accurate assembly of gene fragments

Learn how you can quickly assembly genes using custom dsDNA fragments now available up to 3 kb. gBlocks Gene Fragments and Gibson Assembly Master Mix provide a fast and accurate protocol.

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Assembling gene fragments using isothermal assembly

Learn how to use the Gibson Isothermal Assembly method to quickly combine gene fragments, such as IDT gBlocks Gene Fragments, into large constructs.

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Easy gene assembly—gBlocks® custom dsDNA gene fragments

Could your research benefit from faster gene assembly? gBlocks Gene Fragments are 125—3000 bp, custom double-stranded DNA fragments of your specified sequence. Use them for all your cloning applications.

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Isothermal assembly: Quick, easy gene construction

Learn how, in a single reaction, isothermal assembly can combine several overlapping DNA fragments to produce a ligated plasmid ready for transformation.

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