[Microbiology] How to calculate the number of transposon mutants for a genomic library?

JXB jxb at bellsouth.net
Sun Aug 14 00:33:49 EST 2005

Hi All,

I want to make a transposon library in a gram negative bacteria. The genome
size in ~1.9 Mb and average gene size is 1 kb. Does anyone know how I
calculate the theoritical number of transposon mutants I need to knockout
every gene in this bacteria?


Jeff Welbank
jxb at removethis.bellsouth.net

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