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Old 05-28-2015, 09:27 PM   #2
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I suspect that if you were to reduce the amount of transposase compared to DNA then you would see an increase in the bias of the fragmentation, as the preferred sites would use up the low amount of reagent.

Nextera is nice because it allows you to skip end-repair and ligation of adapters. But if you want to make really long DNA fragments, it is probably preferable to just end repair and ligate and not add a fragmentation step.
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