Double-stranded cleavage by cell extracts near recombinational signal sequences of immunoglobulin genes.


The genes encoding the variable regions of murine immunoglobulin light chains are present in the germ line in two separate segments, V and J. During B lymphocyte differentiation these segments are brought together to form a single unit (for review see ref. 1). Although much is known about the structures of V and J segments, both in germ-line configuration… (More)