Rapid, low-input, low-bias construction of shotgun fragment libraries by high-density in vitro transposition
Morrison, Hilary G.
Kitzman, Jacob O.
Turner, Emily H.
MacKenzie, Alexandra P.
Caruccio, Nicholas C.
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We characterize and extend a highly efficient method for constructing shotgun fragment libraries in which transposase catalyzes in vitro DNA fragmentation and adaptor incorporation simultaneously. We apply this method to sequencing a human genome and find that coverage biases are comparable to those of conventional protocols. We also extend its capabilities by developing protocols for sub-nanogram library construction, exome capture from 50 ng of input DNA, PCR-free and colony PCR library construction, and 96-plex sample indexing.
© The Authors, 2010. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. The definitive version was published in Genome Biology 11 (2010): R119, doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-12-r119.
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