concatemers

concatemers

intermediate structures formed during the replication of some DNA molecules in which up to 200 unit-length molecules are joined together to form giant molecules, which are subsequently cleaved to form unit-length molecules.
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Briefly, DNA fragments were repaired to blunt-ended DNA by fill-in and exonuclease after A-tailing was conducted to prevent the formation of adapters, dimers, and concatemers.
Lambda DNA concatemers (New England BioLabs) were used as molecular size markers.
In addition, the PCR products were also analyzed by agarose gel electrophoresis to test for concatemers and the correct product size of 425 bp.